Aurora 1/81 Aero Commander, 285-39
1/81 285-39 Aurora Aero Commander
Exc+ Injection Molded old
Second Aurora release (39 cent price extension) from ex-Comet molds. Dated 1963 but likely from the mid 1960s. Nicely molded kit with all recessed details, clear cabin and cockpit windows and display stand. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. The Aero Commander was a state-of-the-art twin engine light transport from the early 1960s. It was built by Aero Design and Engineering Co. of Bethany, Oklahoma. It was the first twin engine aircraft to be used by the President of the United States and served in this capacity in the early 1960s. This high performance 5 to 7 place was popular with business travelers and had a range of 1,050 miles and a ceiling of 22,000 feet. The Aero Commander led to the Jet Commander, which became the IAI 1121 through 1124 Westwind business jets. Aero Commanders can still be seen at some airports in excellent condition, but many are neglected as newer aircraft are in favor.
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