Photos: XPBY-1
BuNo 9459

XP3Y-1 at NAS [Naval Air Station] Anacostia on the Anacostia River, shown in normal patrol condition. That's U.S. Army Fort McNair on the opposite shore. This photo shows the early rudder, which proved to be inadequate.

Note the exhaust stains that have built up since first flight on March 21.

(Photo courtesy of the San Diego Aerospace Museum)