1/72 P20-149 Monogram Albatross SA-16B (Hu-16)
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Fair+
NOTE: builder kit only, please read below. Rare first issue hardbox dated 1957. This first issue is P20 and the second is PA20; the 'P' designation lasted less than a year. Molded in the correct, early high gloss silver plastic. Features retracting landing gear, rotating wheels/props, three man crew, optional position door and two survivors in a life raft. NOTE: this kit has minor and neat assembly. The wing halves are built; quality of assembly is professional. The float halves have been assembled; quality is 'good' because there is some visible glue but no gaps. Inventoried with all parts, decals and instructions present. 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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