Italaerei 1/72 Dornier Do-24T Seaplane, 122

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Italaerei 1/72 Dornier Do-24T Seaplane, 122 plastic model kit

1/72 122 Italaerei Dornier Do-24T Seaplane

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

Very nicely molded and detailed model with 116 parts. Features all fine recessed panel lines, detailed cockpit, rotating turrets, separately molded elevators and markings for two aircraft. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. The Do-24 was being built in Holland under license. When the Germans invaded, they found 3 done and 25 in various states of completion. The Air Ministry was looking for aircraft suitable to salvage sunk aircraft, and the Do-24 fit the bill. The American Wright engines were removed and BMWs installed. The Do-24 went on to see successful service in WWII as recon, supply and ambulance aircraft. A squadron was supplied to Spain, and one Do-24 remained operational until 1970.