Group photo of New Zealand pilots on the PBY Catalina flying boat

Group photo of New Zealand pilots to "Catalina" flying boat

The pilots of the New Zealand squadrons of flying boats (RNZAF No 6 Flying Boat Squadron), Halavo Bay, Solomon Islands.

New Zealand pilots supported the American pilots in the Battle of the Solomon Islands, carrying out reconnaissance and rescue operations.

In the photo of New Zealand pilots the American multi-purpose flying boat the PBY-5 Catalina (Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina). Model PBY-5 – is the export version for the UK, Canada, Australia, France and the Netherlands.

 

 

Photography Location: Solomon Islands
Time taken: 1944

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