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Herpa 1:200 Wings 553254
Aero Spacelines Super Guppy Turbine Diecast Model
Airbus Skylink, F-BTGV #1

1:200 Scale   Length   Width
Aero Spacelines Super Guppy Turbine   8.75"   9.25"

One of of four Super Guppies, that flew back and forth between the Airbus factories for numerous years. Today, the original is on display at the Bruntingthorpe Air Field, near Birmingham, UK.

Aero Spacelines Super Guppy Turbine

Designed as a turboprop-powered enhancement of the Pregnant Guppy wide-bodied cargo aircraft, the Super Guppy Turbine (SGT) was first flown on August 31st, 1965. While a single Super Guppy (SG) was built from a C-97 Turbo Stratocruiser, four examples of the Super Guppy Turbines were built using all-new fuselages constructed from the ground up. The redesigned fuselages enabled the Super Guppy Turbine to have a wider cargo compartment floor (13 ft vs. 9 ft) and greater cargo compartment dimensions of 111 ft in length and an internal diameter of 25 ft. Higher performance Allison turboprops also distinguished the SGT from the SG.

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Herpa 1:200 Wings

The Herpa "1:200 Wings" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of civilian and military aircraft in 1:200 scale.

Herpa "1:200 Wings" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Permanently extended landing gear with non-rotating wheels.
  • Some releases feature interchangeable open/closed canopies.
  • Authentic fixed ordnance loads.
  • Accurately detailed underside with concealed screwheads.

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