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C-47A Skytrain Camel Caravan To Berlin - MFNC10252 - Mastercraft Models
C-47A Skytrain Camel Caravan To Berlin - MFNC10252 - Mastercraft Models

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1/96 scale. Douglas C-47A Skytrain Camel Caravan to Berlin. Wood Desktop Model. Mastercraft Models. Length: 7.9 inches; Wingspan: 12 inches. As one of the leading aircraft for paratroop missions during World War II, the Douglas Skytrain boasted specs that demanded recognition. It had a maximum speed of 224mph, a top range of 1,391 nautical miles, and a service ceiling of 26,400ft. First flown in December 1941, the plane went on to serve in the post-war era and even today soldiers on in various countries around the world. The aircraft is usually flown by a five-man team. The C-47 Skytrain has a payload of about 6,000 lbs, which roughly translates to an 18-paratrooper capacity. With such specs, it is to be expected that the aircraft was widely employed across the globe. To name one event, the C-47 aircraft was aircraft used in 1948 to fly about 7,000 lbs of candy to Berlin as a Christmas present for the children. The plane, nicknamed the Camel Caravan, somehow symbolized camaraderie across the two nations and showcased a bit of holiday spirit despite the tension. This handcrafted model is painted in the same paint scheme as the original and is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen. Perfect as a gift for any aviation enthusiast and history buff!