CF-CRR Convair (Boeing of Canada) PBY-5A Canso            (c/n  21996)


                                                 Canadian Pacific Airlines operated a small fleet (4) of Canadian built Catalina flying boats,
                                                 or Cansos as they were known.  They had been civilianized to the extent that the fuselage and
                                                 nose glazed gun positions had been removed and faired over (the outline can be seen on the
                                                 above shot).    A chronological history of this machine (it actually had a war record) can be
                                                 found on the War Birds' Registry site at:
                                                 and another shot of it, also with historical annotation, on Ron Dupas' site at