S-42 Pan American – 1/72 scale model

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The American Sikorsky S-42 is regarded as the first truly American seaplane and was based on the earlier Sikorsky S-40. It was described as the “most beautiful aircraft of its time.” Igor Sikorsky and Charles Lindbergh, both consultants of Pan American Airways consultant at that time, laid out plans for a new and larger flying boat. During the inaugural flight of the S-40 on November 19, 1931, the two visionaries began preliminary sketches on the back of a menu in the S-40′s lounge. The …

Designed by aviation pioneers Igor Sikorsky and Charles Lindbergh, the Sikorsky S-42 entered service with Pan American Airlines in 1934 after winning a challenge issued by Juan Trippe, the airline’s president at the time. The S-42 served as one of Pan Am’s primary airliners in the years leading up to World War II, and is recreated here with exacting detail. This high-quality model will serve as a showcase item in any collection.About Toys and Models Corporation Since 1982, Toys and Model…

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S-42 Pan American - 1/72 scale model

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