Corgi Aviation Archive Series Diecast Model
Lockheed C-121J (L-1049) Super Constellation - U.S. Navy “Blue Angels” Aerobatic Support Team Aircraft, Pensacola, Florida, 1970
1:144 Scale. Length: 9.7". Wingspan: 10.5"
Limited Edition of 2200 Models Worldwide
The US Navy's aerobatic team "Blue Angels" were formed in 1946 with Grumman F6F Hellcats and have given continuous aerial displays ever since, with several changes in aircraft type. The team currently fly the McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18 Hornet. In order to transport the ground crew, equipment and spare parts to show locations, the team has always needed a transport support aircraft. In 1968 the Blue Angels acquired a single Lockheed C-121J Super Constellation, serial no. 131623, which replaced a Douglas C-54Q. The C-121J was operated out of the team’s base at Pensacola Navel Air Station in Florida for three years. At the end of their 1970 season it was replaced by a Lockheed KC-130F Hercules. The “Blue Angels” C-121J Super Constellation was retired and stored at Davis-Monthan AFB until 1972, when it was broken up.Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
The Corgi Aviation Archive features a wide selection of high quality, ready-made, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft. Corgi models are built with diecast metal and some plastic components.
This model of a C-121 Super Constellation features:
Category: Corgi 1:144 Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14