Herpa Eastern L1011-100 1/500 TriStar 50th Anniversary Die-Cast Metal Model Aircraft

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Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the Herpa Eastern L1011-100 1/500 TriStar 50th Anniversary edition stands as a testament to precision engineering and historical significance. Designed in collaboration with aircraft manufacturers and airlines, Herpa diecast metal models are revered by discerning collectors for their unparalleled realism and exceptional quality.

This exquisite 1/500 scale replica commemorates the 50th anniversary of Eastern Air Lines, featuring the iconic Lockheed L-1011-1 TriStar adorned in the renowned Eastern Air Lines hockey livery, complete with Registration N333NA. Measuring approximately 4-1/4 inches in length with a wingspan of 3-3/4 inches, every aspect of this model is meticulously crafted to exacting standards.

Eastern Air Lines, a stalwart of the aviation industry since its inception in 1926, operated a fleet of approximately 66 L-1011s during its illustrious history. The introduction of the L-1011 marked a pivotal moment in aviation, as it represented a leap forward in passenger comfort and technological innovation. Boasting modern amenities for both passengers and crew, including the groundbreaking autopilot system, the L-1011 set new standards for air travel.

Manufactured between 1968 and 1984, the L-1011 served as a versatile workhorse, capable of accommodating up to 400 passengers on transcontinental routes. With its distinctively sleek design and reliable performance, the L-1011 left an indelible mark on the aviation landscape, paving the way for future generations of wide-body passenger aircraft.

Each Herpa model is a testament to the rich history and enduring legacy of aviation. Whether displayed as a centerpiece in a collection or as a cherished memento of aviation history, the Herpa Eastern L1011-100 1/500 Tristar 50th Anniversary edition is sure to captivate enthusiasts and collectors alike. (Please note: Display Stand sold separately).

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