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Select a thumbnail to see the picture full-size. In Stock (Ships in 1-3 business days)List price: $62.95You pay: $50.95(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Revell of GermanyStock Number: RMG 4926Scale: 1/48View 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 C-47 is one of the most legendary aircraft in the history of aviation. The DC-3 appeared in 1935 as a further development of the DC-2. The C-47 freighter version emerged later. During the Vietnam War specially rebuilt C-47's entered service as attack gunships from 1964 onwards. Now known as the AC-47D and nicknamed Puff the Magic Dragon these aircraft were used to deliver concentrated fire support for beleaguered outpost and camps. Within a very short period of time the AC-47D became one of the most feared weapons in the Vietnam War. Together the three mini-guns were capable of delivering a devastating 18,000 rounds per minute. There have been numerous reports about deployments of the AC-47D showing that hard fought over locations were relieved by continued aerial actions of the AC-47D. Codenamed Spooky the AC-47D remained in USAF service until 1969.
- Structured surfaces
- Detailed cockpit with instrument console
- Navigation / radio room with seats
- Cargo door can be mounted in the open position
- Detailed under-carriage
- Rotatable propellers / large blade profiles
- Detailed radial engine fronts
- Ammunition boxes
- 2 Flare dispensers
- 3 Mini-guns on mounts
- Various Antennae
Authentic decal set for following versions:
- Douglas AC-47D Gunship, 3rd. Air Commando Squadron, Nha Trang AB, South Vietnam, 1968
- Douglas AC-47D Gunship, 4412 Combat Crew Training Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida 1971