New Zealand Catalina
Preservation Society Inc
Saving New Zealand's aviation past for future generations
The New Zealand Catalina Preservation Society is focused on the preservation and operation of New Zealand's only PBY-5A "Catalina" twin-engine World War Two Canso amphibious flying boat, ZK-PBY. This is one of only a few remaining operational Catalina's left in the world.
* To preserve, in airworthy condition, a WWII-veteran Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina flying boat, similar to the aircraft operated by the Royal New Zealand Air Force between 1943 to 1953, as an Aviation Heritage project for the community benefit of New Zealand by:
Don't forget that we are a charitable trust and all donations are eligible for tax deductions.
Maintaining the Catalina for future generations to enjoy is an expensive operation. We greatly appreciate any financial help that you're able to provide. It's easy to donate by clicking the button below (even just a few dollars helps us):