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Anigrand Craftswork ANIG4093

ANIG4093
  • ANIG4093
  • ANIG4093
  • ANIG4093
Description:
Budd RB-1 / C-93 Conestoga The first stainless steel cargo airplane (includes these BONUS kits Sikorsky R-8B Hoverfly, Bowlus XCG=8 and Stearman-Hammond JH-1). In 1941, the U.S. War Department required for a twin-engine transport comparable in performance to the Douglas C-47, to be constructed of "non-strategic materials". At the time, U.S. government feared that the thousands of new aircraft needed for the war effort might create shortages of aluminum alloys. Sprang from this requirement, the Curtiss C-76 and Fairchild C-82 were to be constructed of wood. A third respondent, Budd, proposed to design an aircraft made of stainless steel. The U.S. Navy accepted the proposal and placed an order for 200, to be designated RB-1. The U.S. Army Air Forces fo
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Manufacturer:
Anigrand Craftswork
Code Number:
ANIG4093
Scale:
1:144
Item type:
Aircraft kits (resin)
Price:
£73.80
Order Quantity:
Quantity In Stock:
In Stock 2
Availability:
This will usually be dispatched within 24/48 hours of receiving your order
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Department:
Catalogue



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