THE OREGON INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW SEPTEMBER 25-27, 2020 McMinnville Municipal Airport

PBY-5A "Princess to the Stars"

PBY-5A Princess to the Stars

The PBY-5A Catalina is an icon of the WWII Allied front, and served in every branch of the United States Armed Forces. Production began in the 1930's, and use the aircraft has continued over 80 years later.

The specific Catalina arriving at McMinnville Municipal Airport is named Princess to the Stars. It was built in 1943, and played an integral part of WWII efforts by sinking a German submarine. Since then, it has been featured in many films and also to fight wildfires.

Rides will be available for purchase at the show!