Catalina seaplane flypast over Scarborough

The Catalina arrives for a flypast in Scarborough.Picture Richard Ponter 133421a
The Catalina arrives for a flypast in Scarborough.Picture Richard Ponter 133421a
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A Catalina seaplane has completed a flypast over Scarborough as part of a round-Britain challenge.

The Catalina G-PBYA, operated by Plane Sailing Air Displays Limited and based at Duxford, has recreated the 1913 Circuit of Britain flight, which was flown by pilot Harry Hawker and mechanic

The Catalina arrives for a flypast in Scarborough.Picture Richard Ponter 133421b

The Catalina arrives for a flypast in Scarborough.Picture Richard Ponter 133421b

Harry Kauper, both Australians, in a Sopwith Waterplane.

The aircraft celebrates its 70th birthday this month, making it the oldest UK-based airworthy amphibian.

It was photographed over Scarborough yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

The Catalina arrives for a flypast in Scarborough.Is it a bird or a plane ,Christopher Mum Jacqui and William Ainscough enjoy the spectacle.Picture Richard Ponter 133421c

The Catalina arrives for a flypast in Scarborough.Is it a bird or a plane ,Christopher Mum Jacqui and William Ainscough enjoy the spectacle.Picture Richard Ponter 133421c

The Catalina arrives for a flypast in Scarborough.Picture Richard Ponter 133421d

The Catalina arrives for a flypast in Scarborough.Picture Richard Ponter 133421d