C-130H Hercules, 179th Airlift Wing "60th Anniversary" (1:400) By DragonWings 400 Diecast Airliners
Item Number: DRW56276
About C-130H Hercules, 179th Airlift Wing "60th Anniversary" (1:400)
C-130H Hercules, 179th Airlift Wing "60th Anniversary" (1:400) by DragonWings 400 Diecast Airliners
Item Number: DRW56276
- New Packaging (Window box)
- Highly detailed
- Information of the Aircraft on the box
- Authentic Scale
- Ready made
- Die-Cast Model (High quality die-cast construction)
- Highly collectible
- Display in flight or on the ground (Display stand included)
Excitingly, the Warbirds range is experiencing a resurgence, with a range of totally new models scheduled for release, including some based on brand new toolings. First up is this C-130 Hercules in the markings of 179 AW.
One of the most famous military transport aircraft of all time must surely be the American C-130 Hercules, and indeed it has had the longest continuous production run of any military aircraft in history. The markings depicted on this die-cast aircraft are those installed for the unit's 60th anniversary, which was marked in 2008. The collectible is finely detailed and accurately sculpted. The C-130 is one of the best selling Warbirds line aircraft. Bedecked in these colorful new 179 AW markings of the USAF, this item is sure to be a bestseller.
About DragonWings 400 Diecast Airliners
Established in 1987, Dragon Models Limited first produced plastic model kits before moving into the airliner model field with their Dragon Wings 1:400 scale line of commercial and national airliners. By Maintaining strict quality standards, and with features such as working parts, accurate markings, true to scale models and excellent manufacturing, the Dragon line of products became leaders in the world of aviation and military models. Collectors will find a wide selection of diecast aircrafts, space crafts, tanks in their Dragon Armor line, 1:6 scale action figures from their New Generation Life Action Figure series, 1:72 scale fighter aircrafts from their Warbirds series and more. Dragon Model Limited released over a 1,000 different model kits and pre-constructed models, and they may also be found under the brand labels of "Revell/Monogram" in the USA, "Revell" and "Italeri" in Europe, and "Hasegawa" and "GSI" in Japan. Production of the Dragon Wings airliners, warebirds, and Dragon Armor tanks ceased in 2008. Remaining stock of these popular models is limited and at www.PilotStoresUSA.com we have the largest selection of closeout Dragon Wings models at low, low closeout prices.
About this scale
1/400 scale die cast airliner models are the most popular commercial airplane model scale. The combination of a huge selection, great detail, and reasonable pricing makes this a perfect sale for collectors. At www.PilotStoresUSA.com we have been a top selling store for 1:400 diecast airliner and military aircraft since 1999. GeminiJets had just started the year before with the this whole new scale, just a bit larger then the popular 1:500 scale Herpa Wings Models this little bit extra allowed for increased detail especially for the landing gear. GeminiJets also are fully metal models with the wings and tail diecast as well as the fuselage. Herpa Model, followed by Dragon Wings did a metal fuselage, but plastic wings and tail fins. GeminiJets raised the bar in other ways as well. Their colors and manufacturer blueprint designed molds are extremely accurate to their full size counterparts. With GeminiJets leading the way other brands have followed suit with die cast metal 1:400 scale models: AeroClassics (specializing in retro models and latin classics), Apollo, Aurora, Aviation 400, Big Bird, Byrd Models, Dragon Wings, Gemini MACS, Herpa, Hogan Wings, InFlight 400, JC Wings, Jet X, NG Models, Phoenix, and Witty Wings.
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