The Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer was a World War II and Korean War era patrol bomber of the United States Navy derived from the Consolidated B-24 Liberator. The Navy had been using unmodified B-24s as the PB4Y-1 Liberator and the type was considered very successful. A fully navalized design was desired and Consolidated developed a dedicated long-range patrol bomber in 1943 designated PB4Y-2 Privateer. In 1951 the series was redesignated P4Y-2 Privateer.
Made by Consolidated Aircraft.
It is the successor of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator .