Corgi Lockheed Vega Smithsonian Die-Cast Metal Model Aircraft

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Capturing the spirit of aviation history, the Corgi Lockheed Vega Smithsonian Collection brings the iconic aircraft of yesteryears to life. Crafted with precision and attention to detail, this diecast metal replica pays homage to the legendary Lockheed Vega 5B, a cornerstone of Amelia Earhart's record-breaking flights.

Measuring approximately 2 7/8 inches in length with a wingspan of 4 1/4 inches, this meticulously recreated model stays true to the original design, adorned with intricate graphics and markings. Included with the replica is a Display Stand, allowing enthusiasts to showcase this piece of aviation history with pride.

Amelia Earhart's remarkable achievements with the Lockheed Vega 5B are etched into history. In 1932, she soared across the Atlantic Ocean solo, followed by a groundbreaking nonstop flight across the United States. The Lockheed Vega became synonymous with speed and endurance, embodying the pioneering spirit of early aviators.

Introduced in 1927 by Lockheed Aircraft Company, the Vega revolutionized aviation with its innovative design. Featuring a cantilevered wing and a streamlined fuselage, it boasted unparalleled strength and speed. Amelia Earhart affectionately named her Vega "Little Red Bus," a testament to its reliability and significance in her historic endeavors.

Each detail of the Corgi Lockheed Vega Smithsonian Collection resonates with the legacy of aviation excellence. Whether for seasoned collectors or budding enthusiasts, this replica embodies the timeless allure of flight and the indomitable spirit of exploration.

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