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Code: HM-HL2026    Add to wishlist
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Status: MAR 2018 PRE-ORDER

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Hobby Master Airliner Series HL2026
Douglas DC-4 Diecast Model
South African Airways, ZS-AUB Outeniqua

1:200 Scale   Length   Width
Douglas DC-4   5.75"   7"


PLEASE NOTE: This item has a planned arrival date of March 2018 and is only available for PRE-ORDER at this time.
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In 1946 DC-4 c/n 42984 was constructed and delivered to South African Airways on May 10, 1946 registered as ZS-AUB "Outeniqua" (Bearer of Honey"). In 1966 the aircraft was used by the South African Air Force and given s/n 6905. In 1967 Trek Airways leased it for a few months and returned it to the SAAF in September. The aircraft remained with the SAAF until around 1995 when South African Airways purchased the aircraft and leased it to Swissair. After several moves the aircraft is now operated by Skyclass Aviation for tours.

Douglas DC-4

Designed to meet a United Airlines requirement for a long-range passenger airliner, the Douglas DC-4 was first flown on June 7, 1938. The prototype was a very ambitious four-engined, pressurized aircraft that was three times the size of its predecessor, the DC-3a design that proved far too expensive and difficult for civilian airlines to maintain. Douglas revised the design, but by the time it was complete WWII was well underway and development of the aircraft was channeled to the US military. Post-war, the DC-4 became a popular and reliable airliner with major carriers such as National and Northwest Airlines.

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Hobby Master Airliner Series

The Hobby Master "1:200 Airliner Series" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of civilian aircraft.

Hobby Master "1:200 Airliner Series" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Accurately detailed underside with concealed screwheads.

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