We used to make things in this country, #277 Catalina Flying boats
Peter Piggot, Taming the Skies, A Celebration of Canadian Flight, Dundurn Press, 2003
In 1941, Canadian Vickers of Montreal was contracted to build the PBY Catalina flying boat. In total between the two plants the company controlled, 312 were built, many of which were were supplied to the US war effort. The Duke reminded me of a previous post he had made of a PBY he found locally, I wonder where it was built.