DC-8-71/73 United Mahogany Model


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The DC-8 is a four-engined narrow-body passenger commercial jet airliner, manufactured from 1958 to 1972 by the Douglas Aircraft Company. Its main competition is the Boeing 707, and since the DC-8 was launched afterwards, it never established Douglas in a strong position in the airliner market. Its one advantage is the DC-8 design allowed it to hold slightly more cargo than the 707. The DC-8 remained in production until 1972 when it began to be superseded by much larger designs, including the DC-10 and Boeing 747. Some re-engined DC-8s remain in service as freighters.

This specific model is painted in the United Airlines paint scheme. United is a major US airline and the world's largest airline in terms of number of destinations.

This handcrafted model is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen with a wealth of detail and makes a great gift for any veteran, aviation enthusiast or history buff.

  • 1/100 Scale Model
  • 17.5 Inch Wingspan
  • 22.5 Inch Length
  • Material Mahogany Wood

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