The model is a control line model and is powered by two 1 cc diesel engines. It is designed to be flown on 100 foot control lines which operate the elevators. The dimensions of the model are as follows :- Wing span 6 feet , Length 5 feet 2 inches , Weight 6 lbs.
The model , although the amphibious version of the Catalina which my father Flight Lieutenant Ben Barnes flew during the second world war, does carry the squadron markings and designation of his aircraft.
New photos - March 2020
New photos have been added to the gallery.