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XPB2Y-1 prototype aircraft taxiing on water, 1938Consolidated XPB2Y-1 Coronado flying boat, a later prototype, making a landing off the Naval Air Station at Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, circa 1938.
XPB2Y-1 prototype aircraft taxiing on water, 1938Consolidated XPB2Y-1 Coronado flying boat, a later prototype, making a landing off the Naval Air Station at Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, circa 1938.
British PB2Y Coronado aircraft of RAF Transport and Ferry Commands at rest at RAF DarrellPB2Y Coronado aircraft of US Navy VP-13 squadron in flight, Nov 1940
British PB2Y Coronado aircraft of RAF Transport and Ferry Commands at rest at RAF Darrell's Island, Bermuda, 1939-1945PB2Y Coronado aircraft of US Navy VP-13 squadron in flight, Nov 1940
PB2Y Coronado aircraft at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 1941-1945President Roosevelt (blocked from view seated in the rear seat of the lead car) tours PB2Y Coronado production at the Consolidated Aircraft plant at Lindbergh Field, San Diego, California, United States, 25 Sep 1942.
PB2Y Coronado aircraft at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 1941-1945President Roosevelt (blocked from view seated in the rear seat of the lead car) tours PB2Y Coronado production at the Consolidated Aircraft plant at Lindbergh Field, San Diego, California, United States, 25 Sep 1942.
USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at the Alameda Naval Air Station loading aircraft and vehicles for transportation to the Pacific, 14 Sep 1943. Note three PV-1 Venturas on the after flight deck. Photo 1 of 2.United States Coast Guardsmen assist in the recovery of a damaged PB2Y Coronado that partially capsized after losing a wing float on landing in Jamaica Bay, New York, United States, 29 Oct 1943
USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at the Alameda Naval Air Station loading aircraft and vehicles for transportation to the Pacific, 14 Sep 1943. Note three PV-1 Venturas on the after flight deck. Photo 1 of 2.United States Coast Guardsmen assist in the recovery of a damaged PB2Y Coronado that partially capsized after losing a wing float on landing in Jamaica Bay, New York, United States, 29 Oct 1943
PB2Y-3 Coronado sometime after Sep 1943, location unknown. Note the unusual Navy practice of painting the airplane’s Bureau of Aeronautics serial number (BuNo) on the tail similar to the Army practice.View of Sand Island, Midway Atoll from a PB2Y-5 Coronado aircraft in the submarine basin, circa early 1944
PB2Y-3 Coronado sometime after Sep 1943, location unknown. Note the unusual Navy practice of painting the airplane’s Bureau of Aeronautics serial number (BuNo) on the tail similar to the Army practice.View of Sand Island, Midway Atoll from a PB2Y-5 Coronado aircraft in the submarine basin, circa early 1944
PB2Y-3 Coronado aircraft of US Navy squadrons VP-13 and VP-102 in the submarine basin of Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 29 Jan 1944PB2Y aircraft at San Juan Naval Air Station, Puerto Rico, 21 Apr 1944
PB2Y-3 Coronado aircraft of US Navy squadrons VP-13 and VP-102 in the submarine basin of Sand Island, Midway Atoll, 29 Jan 1944PB2Y aircraft at San Juan Naval Air Station, Puerto Rico, 21 Apr 1944
Consolidated PB2Y Coronado in flight, 1944 to 1945. Note the twin tails with shapes similar to the Consolidated B-24 Liberator.Air evacuation of wounded men from the Philippines on a mid-Pacific stop over, mid-1945. The wounded men are transferred from a PB2Y-3 Coronado to WC54 ambulances before boarding another plane bound for the US.
Consolidated PB2Y Coronado in flight, 1944 to 1945. Note the twin tails with shapes similar to the Consolidated B-24 Liberator.Air evacuation of wounded men from the Philippines on a mid-Pacific stop over, mid-1945. The wounded men are transferred from a PB2Y-3 Coronado to WC54 ambulances before boarding another plane bound for the US.
Five PB2Y Coronado patrol planes of Patrol Bombing Squadron VPB-4 in flight, probably over southern California, Jul 1945.
Five PB2Y Coronado patrol planes of Patrol Bombing Squadron VPB-4 in flight, probably over southern California, Jul 1945.
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