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Amercom 1:144 Flying Fortresses ACLB35
Dornier Do 24T Diecast Model
Luftwaffe Seenotstaffel 8, CM-IV, Romania, 1942

1:144 Scale   Length   Width
Dornier Do 24T   6"   7.5"

The Dornier Do 24 was designed for maritime patrol and search and rescue operations. According to Dornier records, some 12,000 people were rescued by Do 24s during its flying career and a total of 279 were built among several factories from 1937 to 1945. It was an all-metal parasol monoplane with a broad-beamed hull and stabilising sponsons. Twin tails were mounted on the upswept rear of the hull, while three wing-mounted tractor configuration engines powered the aircraft. Fuel was carried in tanks in the sponsons and the wing centre section. Up to 1,200 kg (2,600 lb) of bombs could be carried under the aircraft's wings, while defensive armament consisted of three gun turrets, one each in nose, dorsal and tail positions. In early aircraft the turrets were fitted with a single machine gun each, but later aircraft carried a 20 mm cannon in the dorsal turret.

Dornier Do 24T

Designed as a maritime partrol and search and rescue flying boat, the Do 24 first flew on July 3rd, 1937.

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Amercom 1:144 Flying Fortresses

The Amercom "1:144 Flying Fortresses" range presents affordable, ready made diecast models of military heavy bomber aircraft in 1:144 scale. To help keep the price down, these items arrive in low-cost, discardable blister type packaging.

Amercom "Flying Fortresses" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal and plastic construction.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Rotating wheels and propellers.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".

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