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Category: Flight Simulator 2004 - Aircraft Repaints, Textures and Modifications
PBY Catalina Giovanni Bordé ZipDive!  Download

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This textures shows the only surviving Catalina in Colombia. It was purchased from de Colombian Air Force (FAC) and restored by the private pilot Giovanni Borde. Sounds easy, but because of unfair situations and envy, it tooks him 13 years to fly the Catalina since he purchased the remains. Borde flew it over jungles and rivers transporting people and cargo. The plane was grounded (1996) by the police under irregular conditions (envy the principal) All the charges were withdrawed en after 1.680 days. The Catalina is still at the Villavicencio airport in good shape and flyable if overhauled. The only pilot licensed to fly a Catalina in Colombia was Bordé. He died in 2003.

Filename: pby-borde.zip
License: Freeware
Added: 5th August 2005, 21:00:31
Downloads: 469
Author: FS9 Model by Mike Stone. Textures by Mauricio Rozo
Size: 1891kb

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