AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: CONSOLIDATED MODEL 28 CATALINA
- Catalogue number
- MH 3044
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- Subject period
- Alternative Names
- object category: Black and white
Model 28-5, P9630, moored at Felixstowe, Suffolk, shortly after joining the Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment for trials in July 1939. P9630 subsequently flew with Nos. 228, 240 and 210 Squadrons RAF on a number of early long-range reconnaissance sorties before returning to the MAEE with whom it was written off in a landing accident at Dumbarton in February 1940. The 'N' prefix in front of the serial number was applied by the United States Civil Aeronautics Administration for ferrying purposes.
Associated people and organisations
- Royal Air Force, 228 Squadron
- Royal Air Force, 210 Squadron
- Royal Air Force, Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment
- Royal Air Force, 240 Squadron
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