1/72 6837 Monogram Hu-16B Albatross - Blue Box Issue - (SA-16B)
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Fair-
The 4th issue of the classic 'Four Star' Kit and has the Mattel logos. Features retracting landing gear, rotating wheels/props, three man crew, optional position door and two survivors in life rafts. Never started. NOTE: missing one small wing antenna (easily made). Otherwise inventoried with all other parts, decals and instructions. NOTE: decal backing paper show a light but consistent dirty color. 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.
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