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Big Dex wrote:I wonder what the off-the-shelf availability of Catalina transparencies is like.


There are dozens in varying states of airworthiness and restoration in N America/Canada:

I'm sure they will be able to cadge a spare blister.....
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PeteSpencer wrote:
Big Dex wrote:I wonder what the off-the-shelf availability of Catalina transparencies is like.


There are dozens in varying states of airworthiness and restoration in N America/Canada:

I'm sure they will be able to cadge a spare blister.....


They're not original PBY blisters, I wonder if any other Cat has that style fitted?

As an aside, the late lamented Dan-Air sponsored original blisters to be fitted to Plane Sailing's first Catalina...
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Rob P wrote:I hope the 'substantial RIB-type boat' has got sufficient third-party insurance.

Rob P


If it's the one in the picture, serving a writ and selling it, would probably cover the cost!
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