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GeminiJets Gemini 200 G2AFO880
McDonnell Douglas C-17A Globemaster III Diecast Model
USAF 427th AW, #09-9206, Charleston AFB, SC

Limited Edition
Rare and Collectible

1:200 Scale   Length   Width
McDonnell Douglas C-17A Globemaster III   10.5"   10.25"

The 437th Airlift Wing is an active unit of the United States Air Force, assigned to 18th Air Force, Air Mobility Command. It is the mission wing at Charleston Air Force Base, Joint Base Charleston, in the City of North Charleston, South Carolina. The 437 AW is responsible for flying and maintaining the C-17 Globemaster III jet cargo aircraft. Its mission is to command assigned airlift and supporting units; provide for the airlift of troops and passengers, military equipment, cargo and aeromedical airlift and to participate in operations involving the airland or airdrop of troops, equipment and supplies when required.

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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Gemini's 1:200 scale C-17 is a large and heavy model in this scale (over two pounds) and is constructed almost entirely of solid diecast metal. The heavy wide-body fuselage features an all around seamless construction with pad-printed windows and door and is supported on an all metal fix landing gear with soft rubber tires. Additional details include solid metal wings with exceptionally detailed turbo fan engines and an all metal empennage topped with a glimmering jewel-cut anti-collision lens.

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GeminiJets Gemini 200

The GeminiJets "Gemini 200" range presents higly-detailed, ready-made diecast models of civilian and military aircraft in 1:200 scale. Prized by collectors worldwide, Gemini define the benchmark by which other 1:200 aircraft brands are judged.

GeminiJets "Gemini 200" 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 with rolling rubber tires.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".

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