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Hobby Master - HL3002
HL3002
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Hobby Master - HL3002

HOBBY MASTER 1/200 AIRLINER SERIES HL3002 Vickers Viscount 800 Series China United Airline "50258". 1/200 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 5.75" Wingspan & 5.25" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear & Display Stand Are Included.

The Vickers Viscount is a British medium-range turboprop airliner first flown in 1948 by Vickers-Armstrongs. A design requirement from the Brabazon Committee, it entered service in 1953 and was the first turboprop-powered airliner. Primary Role: Turboprop Airliner.

The Vickers Viscount is a British medium-range turboprop, The world’s first turbo-prop airliner was the British made Vickers Viscount. The first flight took place in 1948 with a more powerful engined Type 700 taking flight on August 3 1950. A stretched variant named Type 800 was 3 feet 10 inches longer with even more power and a new fuel system and flew on July 27 1956. It could carry 71 passengers so it soon was operating with about 70 airlines and 9 militaries around the world. Production ended in 1964 with 445 aircraft of all types produced. Primary Role: Turboprop Airliner.

Viscount c/n 453 was a Type V.843 with Rolls-Royce Dart 525 engines. It was one of six purchased by the CAAC – Civil Aviation Administration of China. It first flew on August 8 1963 and was delivered on September 19, 1963 registered as B-406. In 1986 the China United Airlines was formed as part of the People’s Liberation Army Civil Transportation Division and the aircraft was re-registered as 50258. It was withdrawn from service in 1990 and displayed at the Datang-Shan Museum, Changping, Beijing, China.

Stock Status: IN STOCK
Scale: 1/200
Size: 5.75" Wingspan & 5.25" Long
Category: AIRCRAFT
Design: VICKERS VISCOUNT
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