Boeing 747-400 (747) Delta Airlines 1/200 Scale Model by Flight Miniatures

$ 26.99

1:200 Scale  Plastic Snap-Fit – Boeing 747-400 – Length:13.75"  Wingspan: 13"

These models from Flight Miniatures are made of plastic and don't need any glue or paints. The assembly is very basic and takes only a few minutes. Assembly consists of nothing more than attaching the wings to the fuselage and then attaching the tail and elevators. Special care has to be taken while attaching the wings since the fitting in these models is quite tight and some pressure needs to be applied. The pressure needs to be applied on the wings and onto the fuselage. Do not, for example, hold the wings from the engines and apply force like that since this will damage and/or break the engine.

 

The level of detail is very nice and accurate. Wings will show the different panels and sections just as the real thing. The coloring and markings are not decals, so they won't peel off. For the people who are really observant, engines are accurately proportioned and the type of engine is also accurately represented. These type of models are the type which one can see in airline offices and/or at travel agents (when they were still around).

 

These are not toys, they are not intended to be played with since they are very fragile.

The box measures 8 inches long by 2.5 inches high by 1.2.5 deep

 

Please note that this is a collector model and is not recommended for children under 8.

After a 30-year hiatus, the Boeing 747 is back in the Delta fleet! In the early 1970s Delta operated a fleet of five 747-100s but found that this aircraft type was not suitable for use on its domestic routes and traded them all back to Boeing by 1977. Ironically, Northwest Airlines found the 747 to be an ideal aircraft for their international routes and was the launch customer for the Boeing 747-400.

The merger with Northwest in 2008 introduced the 747 back into the Delta fleet. Now 16 of the Boeing 747-400s are operated by Delta, dedicated largely to trans-Pacific and intra-Asia flights to and from the Tokyo-Narita hub, including routes connecting Tokyo to Detroit, Honolulu, Manila, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK and Shanghai.

This model represents Ship 6305, the first of the Northwest Airlines Boeing 747-400s to be repainted in the Delta livery after the merger of Northwest and Delta.

The box measures 13.75 inches long by 3.5 inches high by 1.5 inches deep

Please note that this is a collector model and is not recommended for children under 8.