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Get inside the combat aircraft that survived the most dangerous missions and see why they were the greatest and most influential weapons in our military history. Paul "Max" Moga returns as our expert host to help us examine and highlight the stories behind the most strategic and innovative planes. Watch as he analyzes the remarkable technical features and examines the groundbreaking tactics of advanced aerial combat. PBY Catalina
The lightest sea-based aircraft was the Consolidated PBY Catalina. Its reliability, lifting power and endurance were assets in its mercy missions and successful attacks on German U-boats.