The CAF acquired PBY N7179Y in February 1994.In May 1998 a violent storm struck, flipping the aircraft onto its back and catastrophically damaging the wing. Faced with the unthinkable prospect of not having a flying PBY in the CAF, the Lake Superior Squadron 101 assumed the challenge of replacing the wing.
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Join the members of the CAF Lake Superior Squadron 101 in the amazing restoration of the Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina.This restoration has become a rallying point in our community, with several other aviation organizations stepping up to help push this project across the finish line.
Lake Superior Squadron 101
The Lake Superior Squadron 101 is part of the Commemorative Air Force. The CAF is an all-volunteer organization of women and men devoted to keeping vintage World War II aircraft flying and honoring the people who flew them.