Aeroclassics 1/200th scale AC19086; McDonnell Douglas DC-8-30 PH-DCC of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The aircraft is named “Sir Frank Whittle”. With polished metal finish, fixed lowered undercarriage but no stand. Now rare and hard to find.
Length 9.45 inches Wingspan 8.91 inches
The Douglas DC-8 (also known as the McDonnell Douglas DC-8) is a four-engine long-range narrow-body jet airliner built from 1958 to 1972 by the Douglas Aircraft Company. Launched after the competing Boeing 707, the DC-8 nevertheless kept Douglas in a strong position in the airliner market, and remained in production until 1972 when it began to be superseded by larger wide-body designs, including the Boeing 747, McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and Lockheed L-1011 TriStar. The DC-8’s design allowed it a slightly larger cargo capacity than the 707 and some re-engined DC-8s are still in use as freighters.
Aeroclassics 200 diecast airplanes feature:
Diecast metal construction with few plastic components.
Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
Pad printed markings and placards that won’t fade or peel like decals.
Permanently extended metal landing gear with rolling rubber tires.
Limited Edition very low production run