PBY-5 Catalina starts, taxis across ramp and into water during World War II. it taxis in water and returns again
Pacific Theater Date:1942, August Duration:3 min 32 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Plane's Captain and a sailor check oil on engines of a U.S. Navy PBY Catalina amphibian before starting during World War 2. Plane Captain and sailor turn props through by hand in preparation for starting. Engines started on PBY-5 Catalina. This sequence is repeated from different angle. It taxis across the hard ramp, past a sandbagged antiaircraft gun emplacement. The aircraft proceeds down a ramp into the water, where it continues taxiing slowly. In next sequence, it is seen returning again.
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