1/72 6837 Monogram Hu-16B Albatross - Blue Box Issue - (SA-16B)
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG
The 4th issue of the classic 'Four Star' Kit and has the Mattel logo. This is great kit featuring retracting landing gear, rotating wheels/props, three man crew, optional position cabin door and survivor in a life raft. Molded in gloss silver and clear. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried and while the actual aircraft is complete, NOTE: missing one survivor (that sits in the raft). Otherwise includes all other parts, decals and instructions. The box has black pen writing on the far right if you look carefully. 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.