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and is no longer available.List price: $32.00You pay: $22.49(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Italeri ModelsStock Number: ITL 1349Scale: 1/72View all products of type "DC-3/C-47"
This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
The twin-engine DC-3, developed by Douglas Aircraft Company, during the mid-30s, can be defined as a real milestone in the history of civil aviation. Its low-wing configuration, the good engines and the excellent performance makes it one of the most significant transport aircraft ever made and a real revolution in the airline industry. In the civil aviation, a lot of commercial operators and airlines used the American twin-engine to perform short and medium range routes. For instance, Swissair, the national airline of Switzerland, employed in the late '40s and in the '50s, the Dakota. Very soon the aircraft has been appreciate for the high reliability, the low running costs and the good loading capacity.