1/72 P20-149 Monogram SA-16B Albatross - Air Rescue Amphibian
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG
Rare first issue hardbox dated 1957. The first issue is P20 and the second is PA20; the "P" designation lasted less than a year. Features retracting landing gear, rotating wheels and propellers, three man crew, optional position rear door and two survivors in a life raft. Never started. It has been inventoried 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.