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History Continued: PBY Catalina - Double Sunrise Flights

May 8, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Presenter: NICK COPPER

Topic: Double Sunrise flights occurred during World War II. Australia was cutoff from Europe by the Japanese advance through Asia and it was decided to use the PBY Catalina flying boat to fly direct from Nedlands in Perth to Koggala Lake in what is now Sri Lanka. Flights were so long that the people on board experienced sunrise twice during the non-stop flight!

Location: Aviation Museum, at the PBY Catalina exhibit

Cost: Included with admission

 

 

Presenter: NICK COPPER Topic: Double Sunrise flights occurred during World War II. Australia was cutoff from Europe by the Japanese advance through Asia and it was decided to use the PBY Catalina flying boat to fly direct from Nedlands in Perth to Koggala Lake in what is now Sri Lanka. Flights were so long that the people on board experienced sunrise twice during the non-stop flight! Location: Aviation Museum, ...
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