Revell 1/144 Aero Spacelines 201 Super Guppy - Airbus Industries, 4743

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Revell 1/144 Aero Spacelines 201 Super Guppy - Airbus Industries, 4743 plastic model kit

1/144 4743 Revell Aero Spacelines 201 Super Guppy - Airbus Industries

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

Still factory sealed. 1985 issue. Possibly from Otaki molds. Very nice quality kit with all recessed panel lines. Includes colorful Airbus lettering and full color stripes as shown on the box photo. The Guppy is basically a powered aluminum balloon. It has tremendous capacity and loads through the swing-away nose. The first Guppy was built to haul Saturn V parts from California to Florida in order to avoid shipping delays via ships going through the Panama Canal. All Guppy aircraft are built from retired Boeing Stratocruisers. The pistons were replaced with more powerful turbo-props, and the Super Guppy is only 52 mph slower than the Stratocruiser.

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