GRUMMAN MALLARD JOY FLIGHTS AT CATALINA FESTIVAL

All eyes were on the sky over Lake Macquarie on Sunday, with several military aircraft taking flight for the Rathmines Catalina Festival.

Among them, a World War II era Grumman G-73 Mallard sea plane.

“This is a great opportunity with the Grumman to take people for a ride in a flying boat just like the Catalina.” – Malcolm Burns, Sea Plane Pilots Association Australia.

Onlookers were also treated to an aerial flyover by two iconic Douglas DC-3 aircraft.

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