The advantages of the Turbo Prop conversion are pretty impressive as we see this list of improvements over the original DC-3 performance chart ( see also their link http://www.preferredturbine-3.com/specifications.html).
Michael believes the piston cargo DC-3 is fast becoming an endangered species: TMF Aircraft Inc (Florida) went out of business 2 years ago and
‘Catalina Flying Boats Inc’ sold their last cargo DC-3 to Preferred Air Parts.
Here is a very special offer for my Early Bird customers.
Now, you’ll have the opportunity to order your copy of the First Edition of my book. Only during this ‘pre-print order’ campaign, running until March 2018, the book will be available at a special introductory price. The book will be printed in the USA and will be shipped by end of March 2018.
More details of my offer. The Early Bird customers who order the book NOW via this link below will receive a 20% discount. You’ll pay only US $ 39,95 (regular retail price is US$ 49.95). Plus as a special bonus, a FREE First Day Cover Page that comes as an inlay with the book, autographed by the author. This page (depicted below) is a loose insert, so can be used for framing. (photo Bill Bailey)
If interested, please proceed with your ordering NOW by clicking this link to the Seattle Book Company: Order the book 80 Years, PBY Catalina
The first preview of the book has arrived in the Magazines, more will follow soon. Click this link: Seaplanes Magazine Preview Catalina Book