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|The Catalina Express heading out from Long Beach harbor to Catalina Island.||07/30/2008||368|
|The Trans-Catalina Trail stretches 37.2 miles across California's Santa Catalina Island. The trail connects, Avalon, the island's only city with the village of Two Harbors on the island's isthmus. The trail takes a course across Catalina's rugged interior. Hikers experience a unique climate and can see animals that are rare, if not extinct, in other places. This KML traces the TCT's path, place...||08/26/2010||477|
|Small airplane taxiing to take off from the airport on Catalina Island.||02/04/2009||337|
|The aircraft was bought from the US Navy by Thomas W Kendall, a retired businessman who converted it to a luxury flying yacht.|
In the spring of 1960 Mr Kendall took a pleasure trip around the world with his wife and children together with his secretary and her son. A photographer joined the group to cover part of the trip for life magazine.
On the 22nd March 1960 t...
|Type: Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (28)|
Originally built as Canso for Royal Canadian Air Force as RCAF11005. By civilian owners changed registrations CF-NJB in Canada, F-ZBAY and F-ZBBD in France, C-FNJF back in Canada and since 2002 registred by Catalina Aircraft Ltd, Duxford as G-PBYA. Presently flies in marking of Vickers OA...
|This is one of the latest original Catalinas that was flying in the wolrd. Now is waintig for somebody to restaurate it.||06/11/2007||513|
|Ecuador Air Museum including aircraft like DC-3, DC-6 and a Catalina||01/15/2008||656|
|Cruise ship near Avalon, Catalina Island.||08/10/2008||844|
Operator: Royal Air Force (No. 17 (Training) Group in Coastal Command / 302 Flying Training Unit)
Accident Date: 12 May 1944
Accident Site: Heishavel Beag
Aircraft Accident Details
On the morning of 12th May 1944 a Catalina JX273 (F) of Number 302 Flying Training Unit Oban took off Westward with 9 crew on board on a training flight....
|La Fortaleza, (The Fortress) is the current official residence of the Governor of Puerto Rico. It was built between 1533 and 1540 to defend the harbor of San Juan. The structure is also known as Palacio de Santa Catalina (Santa Catalina Palace). It is the oldest executive mansion in the New World. It was listed by UNESCO in 1983 as a World Heritage Site.|
During the 1640 reconstru...
|During World War II|
The Airfield at Narsarsuaq was first built by The American Department of Defense (then known as the War Department) as an army airbase. Construction began in July 1941, and the first aircraft landed in January 1942. The airbase with the code name "Bluie West One" had during World War II squadrons of PBY Catalinas and B-25 Mitchells with the assignment to esc...