Consolidated PBY Catalina
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Consolidated PBY Catalina the peacetime record by David Legg

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Published by Airlife in Shrewsbury .
Written in English


  • Catalina (Seaplane) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid Legg.
The Physical Object
Pagination297 p. :
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22465491M
ISBN 101840372761

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