1/72 5400 Monogram Grumman Albatross HU-16E Coast Guard - White Box Issue
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc+
Rare. Still factory sealed. 1975 issue of the very hard-to-find Coast Guard version. Features retracting landing gear, rotating wheels/props, three man crew, optional position door and two survivors in life rafts. 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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