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PBY-5A Catalina

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Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
No.178 PBY-5A Catalina
Large Flying Boat Icon.png Large Flying Boat
Effects: ASW+2 Accuracy+2 LoS+9
Combat Radius: 10 (Deployment Cost: Bauxite 13)
Scrap value: Fuel 8 Ammo 2 Bauxite 18 (Unbuildable)

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Refittable Class
Coastal Defense Ship Destroyer
Light Cruiser Torpedo Cruiser
Heavy Cruiser Training Cruiser
Aviation Cruiser Fast Battleship
Battleship Aviation Battleship
Light Carrier Standard Aircraft Carrier
Armored Carrier Seaplane Tender
Submarine Aircraft Carrying Submarine
Submarine Tender Fleet Oiler
Repair Ship Amphibious Assault Ship

Introduction

「カタリナ」の愛称で親しまれた傑作飛行艇です。信頼性の高い水陸両用機で、哨戒から救難まで幅広く運用されました。
戦後も活躍した傑作機のひとつです。

Nicknamed “Catalina”, this was a wonderfully designed flying boat. It was widely used for patrol and rescue operations.
Even after the end of the war, this masterpiece of a machine saw continued usage.

Notes

Share most of the properties of Reconnaissance Aircraft.

Capable of performing ASW attacks on its own (similar to Rotorcraft).

Increases the range of planes in the same planes Land-Based, from +1 to +3 range depending on the base's unmodified range.

Although it is a scout which does not actually participate in Aerial Combat mechanics-wise, it is still included in the launching animation if other planes are launched.

When used alongside other planes in an LBAS, it can rescue some of them, saving some bauxite when resupplying (doesn't prevent loss of Plane Proficiency).

How To Obtain

From quest: B88 (choice)

From limited-time quest: 2104 LQ1 (choice, choice)

Event reward for:

Updates History

  • 2016-05-02: Implemented
  • 2021-04-22: Catalina rescue mechanic added

See also

Consolidated PBY Catalina