1/72 5400 Monogram Albatross HU-16E Coast Guard - White Box Issue
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good+
Monogram/Mattel 'Tall' issue dated 1975. Hard to find Coast Guard version. An excellent kit with many working parts. Features retracting landing gear, rotating wheels & props, three man crew, optional position rear cabin door and two survivors in life rafts. NOTE: this kit has 'professional' quality subassembly as follows: seats to cockpit floor (3 parts); wing halves (4 parts) and drop tanks build (4 parts). There is no other assembly and zero painting. Inventoried 100% complete 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. Many finished their careers in the Coast Guard.
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