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Hobby Master Airliner Series HL5010
Douglas DC-6B Diecast Model
Balair, HB-IBS, 1980

1:200 Scale   Length   Width
Douglas DC-6B   6.25"   7"

In 1958 Douglas DC-6A c/n 45531/1015 was factory built with a main deck freight door. In June 1958 the Northern Aircraft Operating Company had the aircraft imported to the UK where it went to work for Hunting-Clan Air Transport as G-APNO. In 1960 Air Work Services merged with Hunting-Clan to form British United Airways. In January 1969 the aircraft was sold to Balair with a registration of HB-IBS and operating for the International Red Cross until June 1975. HB-IBS was converted into a DC-6B configuration by removing the front freight door and re-skinning the fuselage and used for charters. In 1982 the aircraft was sold to Conair Aviation in Canada where it was registered as C-GBIS and converted to a water bomber.

Douglas DC-6B

Designed to meet a USAAF requirement for a larger-capacity transport than the C-54 (DC-4), the Douglas DC-6 was first flown on June 29th, 1946.

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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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