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Abacus PBY-5A Catalina Now Available for FSX Downloads.

Abacus, a flight simulator developer, has released PBY-5A for FSX FSX Flight Simulator X
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LONDON, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The PBY PBY US Navy medium to heavy twin amphibious aircraft used for maritime patrol, water bomber, and search and rescue  Catalina has a long history of service to the military, mostly with the US Navy. During World War II, the PBY was often equipped with bombs, torpedoes, depth charges and machine guns and used as for anti-submarine warfare, reconnaissance, search and rescue and supply transport. Now available for download for FSX direct from the developer or one of their distributors and many other FSX downloads ( http://flyawaysimulation.com/downloads.html ).

The PBY-5 entered production in 1940 with high power engines that made the aircraft suitable for reliable, long-range flight. The Catalina also served the military of allies including Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Sweden. Following the war, many were converted to aerial firefighters.

As you can see, Dave Eckert and Warwick Carter have created a superb PBY-5A model in high detail with Ken Mitchell doing the instrumentation. Renowned artist Garry Smith has painstakingly delivered the PBY's liveries. And sound expert Aaron Swindle swindle v. to cheat through trick, device, false statements or other fraudulent methods with the intent to acquire money or property from another to which the swindler is not entitled. Swindling is a crime as one form of theft. (See: fraud, theft)  has produced a new, authentic sound set for the Cat.

This superb PBY-5A Catalina has four colorful liveries and a paint kit for those who want to add their favorites. Abacus invites customers to take the Catalina out for a free test flight to enjoy the view in this classic aircraft from a bygone era.

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