U.S. Air Force Military Air Transport Service DC-3 C-47 Airplane - Ertl
Stock #: F492
Limited edition Ertl Collectibles Prestige Series US Air Force Military Air Transport Service Douglas DC-3/C-47 replica airplane. Printed on the plane is "USAF," "Military Air Transport Service (MATS)," and "AACS (Airways and Air Communications Service) 048892." AACS is a division of MATS. This plane is a fully assembled highly detailed, 1:72 scale (wing span of 15-3/4" x 10-1/2" fuselage), has retractable landing gear, rotating propellers, opening passenger/cargo door, recessed panel detail, tampo graphics and a die cast metal stand to display the plane as if it was "in flight." The color of this plane is silver, white and orange. This plane was mfd in 1995 and is new in mint condition in the original mint unopened box. It is one of 7 military inspired DC-3 replicas made by Ertl. The DC-3 had fame in the military as well as in passenger and freight assignments. All branches of the armed forces used them during and after WWII. The DC-3 was called a C-47 and used as a military transport (British RAF called them a Dakota). The plane also earned the generic nickname Gooney Bird. All 7 of the planes in the series carry official marking of specific aircraft from WWII to the Vietnam War era.
Shipping Weight: 4.00 pounds