Become a donor of our Catalina!

Welcome on board!

of the Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina. The oldest (1941) and without doubt the finest flying Catalina of the world.

So on november the 15th, 2016 the old lady became 75 years!

You can fly with us and experience a landing on the water, individually or sponsored by your company. In this way you help us to keep the Catalina flying. That is the main purpose of the Stichting Exploitatie Catalina PH-PBY.
We cannot make it more unique!

75 jaar Catalina PH-PBY


For quite some time a group of volunteers has been occupied with restoring aeroplanes for display in museums. Of course part of the reason was to avoid that historical heritage would disappear abroad. During the organisation of the 50 year jubilee of Squadrons 320 and 321, the oldest Dutch Air force squadrons, several initiatives were taken. One of those was the founding of Stichting Neptune Association(SNA). This way, with support of the Dutch Navy, we hoped to prevent that historical heritage would disappear and it offered structure for the organisation.

Our activities were certainly noticed. There are not many organisations that restore aeroplanes with volunteers. Also stood out that most restoration projects were related to the military. The main players of the SNA all worked at Navy Airbase Valkenburg so an perfect working situation developed for the Stichting.

Our home

Home of the Catalina is at Lelystad Airport (the Netherlands), in the Catalina hangar. From October 1, 2016 it will also be home of the DDA (Dutch Dakota Classic Airlines). So a hangar with historic aircrafts.
From this base the Catalina is serviced and ready prepared to fly. For sight seeing flights we can start from various places, such as the hangar itself, or from Museum Theme Park Aviodrome. For an event, there are various possibilities.
Anyway Lelystad Airport is our base.

Ook wij krijgen te maken met de nieuwe Privacy wetgeving die op 25 mei 2018 van kracht wordt. Daarom zijn wij druk bezig om hier en daar wat te reorganiseren op de website en het vluchtschema en er moet nog een Privacy verklaring komen. Ook administratief wordt er veel geeist van ons hoofdzakelijk technisch team. We doen ons best. ... Zie meerVerberg

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Ik geloof niet dat de nieuwe wet eist, dat Facebook posts in het Engels worden gedaan! :-p

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Heb net in december een heel privacy verhaal op mijn website gezet kun je weer van voor af aan beginnen. Even doorbijten komt allemaal goed.

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Veel succes!

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Je wordt toch helemaal sjachoo van dat geneuzel in dit land......🤮

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Wat een gedoe allemaal. Maar ja, je hebt er helaas mee te maken. Hoe gaat het trouwens met het vliegtuig?

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Wat hebben jullie dan voor vertrouwelijke gegevens. Volgens mij niets.

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