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Status: JUN 2021 RE-STOCK

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Amercom 1:200 Flying Fortresses ACLB12
Beriev A-50M Mainstay Diecast Model
Russian Air Force 2457th SDRLO, Red 51, Ivanovo Severny AB, Russia, 2007

1:200 Scale   Length   Width
Beriev A-50M Mainstay   9.25"   10"

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Much like the USAF Boeing E-3 Sentry, the A-50 serves as an Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) acting as a flying command and control centre for guiding combat aircraft over the battlefield. The Russian Air Force is currently thought to have about 16 - 20 SDRLO (Long Range Detection System) aircraft in service, operating from their home base of Ivanovo Severny in Western Russia. During the 1991 Gulf War however, Russian A-50s flew frequent missions from bases in Ukraine to observe allied air operations.

Beriev A-50M Mainstay

Designed to replace the Tu-126 Moss, the A-50 is an early-warning derivative of the Ilyushin Il-76 transport and first flew in 1978. The airframe bristles with a vast array of antennas, the most notable of which is the saucer like radome mounted on pylons above the fuselage. This massive radar antenna spans almost 30 feet across and has a detection range of 250 miles. It can track up to 50 - 60 separate targets and guide 10 - 12 fighter aircraft simultaneously. The fuselage is packed with communication and control systems with consoles for 10 mission specialists.

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Amercom 1:200 Flying Fortresses

The Amercom "1:200 Flying Fortresses" range presents affordable, ready made diecast models of military heavy bomber aircraft in 1:200 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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