Abandoned Catalina 50 years between the sea and the desert

It is a beautiful seaplane caught between sea and desert of Saudi Arabia, and remained there for almost 50 years. Plane PBY-5A Catalina, South American military seaplane manufactured from 1936-ies. It is located on the beach in the Strait of Despot on the side of Saudi Arabia from the entrance to the Gulf of Aqaba.

Aircraft PBY-5A model was bought from the U.S. Navy W.Kendall Thomas, a former businessman who transformed it into a chic flying aircraft.

PBY-5A Catalina was one of the more widely used multi-role aircraft the second world war.

In the spring 1960 , Mr. Kendall

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