Built for the USN as a PBV-1A and transferred to the USAAF as an OA-10A. After World War II sold to Cathay Pacific as VR-HDH. Transferred to subsidiary Macau Air Transport. TAA bought it as a replacement for VH-WWC which had sunk. Undercarriage removed to increase payload. Withdrawn from use in January 1966. Patair bought -SBV for its engines. Plans to preserve the airframe in Papua New Guinea did not eventuate and it was shipped to the Museum of Transport & Technology in New Zealand. TAA photo.
Built for U.S. Navy as PBV-1A BuAer 68046 but operated in WW2 by USAAF as AO-10A 44-34082. Served Cathay Pacific as VR-HDS. Seen when Kenyan registered in the VP-Kxx 'colonial' series. To N1508V in 1954.