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GeminiJets Gemini MACS GMUSA113
McDonnell Douglas C-17A Globemaster III Diecast Model
USAF 436th AW Eagle Wing, #01-0186, Dover AFB, DE

1:400 Scale   Length   Width
McDonnell Douglas C-17A Globemaster III   5.25"   5"

The 436th Airlift Wing, known as "Eagle Wing", is assigned to Air Mobility Command's Eighteenth Air Force, based at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The wing's Lockheed C-5 Galaxy and Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft provides 25 percent of the nation's inter-theater airlift capability, providing worldwide movement of outsized cargo and personnel on scheduled, special assignment, exercise and contingency airlift missions. The 436th is the only combat-ready C-5 Galaxy wing capable of employing airdrop and special operations tactics in support of worldwide airlift. The wing routinely flies airlift missions throughout the world projecting global reach to more than 90 countries on six different continents including Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, North and South America. Additionally, the Eagle Wing operates the largest and busiest aerial port in the Department of Defense with its passenger terminal moving over 100,000 passengers in 1998.

Please note: An optional display stand is available separately if you wish to display this model "in-flight".

McDonnell Douglas C-17A Globemaster III

Designed by McDonnell Douglas as a military transport aircraft, the C-17 Globemaster III was first flown on September 15, 1991. This enormous aircraft is used for strategic airlift of cargo and troops, and is capable of rapidly deploying and sustaining combat troops in potential battle areas. Among its many additional uses are medical evacuation, airdrop and tactical airlift. Powered by four reversible turbofan engines, the C-17 requires a crew of just three (a pilot, copilot and loadmaster). Its Maximum payload is 170,900 pounds and it is capable of carrying and dropping 102 paratroopers and their equipment.

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GeminiJets Gemini MACS

The GeminiJets "Gemini MACS" (Military Air Command Series) range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft.

GeminiJets "Gemini MACS" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction, including wings and tail surfaces.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Permanently extended metal landing gear.
  • Optional display stand available (sold separately) to display the aircraft "in flight".

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