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Hobby Master Airliner Series HL1306
Douglas C-47 Skytrain Diecast Model
Australian National Airways, VH-INC, 1950s

Limited Edition

1:200 Scale   Length   Width
Douglas C-47 Skytrain   3.75"   5.75"

Douglas C-47A-1-DK was delivered to the USAAF on the 9th of November 1943 with the serial 42-92264 and supplied to the RAAF in January 1944 as A65-28 VHCUA with the No. 35 Squadron and No. 33 Squadron in 1945. In August 1947 the aircraft was sold to Australian National Airways Pty Ltd and entered service as VH-INC the next month. In 1957 it was acquired by Ansett-ANA then in 1961 Airlines of N.S.W., occasionally used by Queensland Airlines. It was withdrawn from service in 1966 and scrapped in 1969.

Douglas C-47 Skytrain

Designed to meet an American Airlines requirement for an enlarged version of the DC-2, the DC-3 was first flown on December 17th, 1935. Capable of carrying 24 passengers at a cruising speed of 180 mph, the DC-3's speed and long range revolutionized commercial air travel in the 1930s and 40s, when it carried 90 percent of the world's air travelers. Early DC-3s used Wright R-1820 Cyclone engines, but Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp Radials were fitted to later versions; these engines had better single engine performance and allowed the DC-3 to fly at higher altitudes.

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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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