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‘The Cat Pack’

Join our incredible team of volunteers

The Cat Pack is a group of volunteers who provide `hands-on’ assistance with diverse aspects of the Catalina operation, including historical, engineering and operational matters.


Join the Cat Pack

Join the Cat Pack

Engineering members – who form the majority of the Cat Pack – do not need to be formally qualified, though relevant experience (such as aicraft or car maintenance) is an advantage, as is an ability to fit in with the team, to follow instructions carefully and to undertake dirty and/or time-consuming tasks with a smile! You should also live within easy travelling of Duxford and, during the winter months, be prepared to help us for one day per fortnight on average (mostly Sundays) and for one full-time working week Monday to Friday.

During the summer, members of the Cat Pack fly to displays with the Catalina, where they assist with time- consuming tasks such as refuelling, re-oiling, cleaning, showing visitors over the aircraft and manning the sales stand. Following training, they also fly on display flights to monitor the aircraft for safe performance. There are occasional opportunities for experienced members to fly and work with the aircraft during any longer tours.

We usually need to recruit a couple of engineering members to our team each year. If you would like to be considered, please send your details to:

Click here to contact Alan