Revell C-54 Skymaster 1/72 Scale 04877 Special Purchase

$59.99

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Special Purchase – Limited Quantities

Revell C-54D SKYMASTER model kit contain 352 pieces. It measures 40. 1 cm in length and it has 49. 7 cm span width. The legendary C-54 was used for intercontinental transport operations and set numerous records. She was the first mass produced four-engine aircraft to make trans-Atlantic crossings. The Douglas Aircraft Company began development of the DC-4 passenger aircraft in 1938. This was changed to become the C-54 long-range military transport aircraft after the United States entered the war in 1942. A total of 1, 160 C-54 aircraft have been built. First flights across the Pacific to resupply troops fighting against the Japanese and repatriate the wounded began in 1942. Numerous modifications and special versions made the C-54 one of the most versatile of all military aircraft. Amongst other missions it also served as the President’s airplane. The C-54 achieved special recognition during the Berlin Airlift when it became known as the Candy Bomber . It was used to completely resupply the three Western Sectors of the city during 1948 -1949.

Assembly and painting required. Kit does not include model cement glue, paint, and tools. Adult supervision where required.

Contents subject to change. Price includes in store coupon.

Additional information

Weight5 kg
Dimensions1 × 1 × 1 cm