1/72 5400 Monogram Grumman Albatross HU-16E Coast Guard
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG+
Hard to find Coast Guard version dated 1975. An excellent kit with many working parts. Features retracting landing gear, rotating wheels & props, three man crew, optional position rear cabin door and two survivors in life rafts. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. The decals are in 'excellent+++' condition. Please read the articles (on this website) about using and saving old decals before using any older decals. The Albatross was the primary sea rescue aircraft of the Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service, a branch of MAC - Military Airlift Command. Operational service began in 1947 and Hu-16s saw wartime action in Vietnam. Many finished their careers in the Coast Guard.
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