VOLUNTEER PRESENTATION SERIES - The PBM Seaplane. by: Bill Sproull

From November 18, 2017 10:00 am until November 18, 2017 11:00 am
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Bill Sproull’s presentation will cover a brief history of flying boats; a description of the unique design and handling characteristics of the PBM aircraft; operations of the PBM during WWII and Korea, and Bill Sproull’s own experiences as a pilot and crew member of a PBM-5 from two tours, and 77combat patrols in Korea and the China Straits during the early stages of the Korean War.  Mr. Sproull is a volunteer at the Pima Air & Space Museum as a Walking Tour Docent and Team Leader of the main hangar, Hangar 1.