Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Catalina - Miss Pick Up - at Loch Lomond

'Miss Pick Up' dropped in to Tarbet Bay on Loch Lomond this morning.

Catalina (PBY-5A) second World War II aircraft that operated it's military career with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

She was picking up passengers about to embark on a field trip to Greenland.

This is the first time she has landed at Loch Lomond and this was an exception.

She is not permitted to land on fresh water anywhere in England.

Based at Duxford Airfield from where she is operated by 'Plane Sailing'.

Coming through the Gloom to Land at Tarbet Bay



 Greenland Here We Come

Waving to Family and Friends


 Soaring over the Banks of Loch Lomond

 Close Enough


 Waiting on Passengers

Taking Off at Loch Lomond

Flying over Loch Lomond

Bound for Greenland

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