Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina: Almost Olympic.

 Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina: Almost Olympic.

This magnetic survey PBY -Juliet Juliet Golf (CF-JJG)- was operated by Kenting Earth Sciences Ltd of Otawa. It was modified at the middle of the 1970’s with this bizarre layout: the coils on the nose are transmitters and barely visible in the tail stinger is the receiver. To complete the equipment some tracking cameras were installed in the belly. Summing up, an advanced survey system in a rugged airframe that rendered a very efficient service.

I can’t say that I dislike it.


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