1/72 PA20-149 Monogram SA-16B Albatross - Air Rescue Amphibian
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good+
Second issue hardbox dated 1957. An excellent kit with finely molded detail and excellent fit. Features retracting landing gear, rotating wheels and props, three man crew, optional position door and two survivors in life rafts. NOTE: this kit has minor and very neatly done subassembly as follows: drop tanks assembled; side windows to fuselage halves. There is no other assembly. It has been inventoried 100% complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. 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. The first issue is P20 and the second is PA20; the 'P' designation lasted less than a year.
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