Airplane Model, 1939 Aviation
It‘s 1939. PanAm receives the first Boeing 314, the ultimate in luxury aircraft. Complete with sleeping berths and a real dining salon. It was the biggest plane of its time, caPrrying 74 passengers. The big flying boats were replaced after the war by land-based planes. With their demise an era of elegance passed that was never seen again. 152 ft wingspan. Five days, sixty hours in the air SFO-HK. When flying was still fun… Metallic fabric covered lightweight wing and fuselage frames. Transparent portholes. Detailed engines. Nostalgic PanAm colors. Incredible detail. AP451
Model measures 22 3/4" long, with a wingspan of 31 1/2". It stands 5 1/2" high.