GMUSA088 Gemini Jets USAF Boeing C-17A Globemaster III 91189 Pittsburgh Ars

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GMUSA088
Gemini Jets 1/400th scale
USAF
Boeing C-17A Globemaster III
91189
Pittsburgh Ars

RRP  £45.00

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Model Description

Gemini Jets 1/400th scale GMUSA088 USAF Boeing C-17A Globemaster III 91189 Pittsburgh Ars. Available to pre-order at Flying Tigers.

 

The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft. It was developed for the United States Air Force (USAF) from the 1980s to the early 1990s by McDonnell Douglas. The C-17 carries forward the name of two previous piston-engined military cargo aircraft, the Douglas C-74 Globemaster and the Douglas C-124 Globemaster II. The C-17 commonly performs tactical and strategic airlift missions, transporting troops and cargo throughout the world; additional roles include medical evacuation and airdrop duties. It was designed to replace the Lockheed C-141 Starlifter, and also fulfill some of the duties of the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, freeing the C-5 fleet for outsize cargo.

Boeing, which merged with McDonnell Douglas in the 1990s, continued to manufacture C-17s for export customers following the end of deliveries to the U.S. Air Force. Aside from the United States, the C-17 is in service with the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, NATO Heavy Airlift Wing, India, and Kuwait. The final C-17 was completed at the Long Beach, California plant and flown on 29 November 2015.

RRP £45.00

Weight 650 g
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Model Code: GMUSA088

Model categories:
1/400th Scale Section, Future Military Model Releases, Gemini Jets, Gemini Jets 1/400th scale, Gemini Jets Military 1/400th scale, Military Aviation