B52G Stratofortress Midnight Express MoF 1:200
B52G Stratofortress USAF 72nd Strategic Wing Provisional Andersen Air Base Guam Midnight Express 59-2584 Museum of Flight Seattle 1:200 with stand
December 2018 release
This B-52G, named "Midnight Express“, accumulated over 15,000 flight hours during her time of active duty. Following her retirement, the aircraft was transferred to the Museum of Flight at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, on a long-term loan where restoration was completed in the summer of 2018.
The range of aircraft model types, operators and scales from Herpa is vast and the quality is exceptional. All Herpa Wings models feature detailed printing of aircraft liveries and markings. The detailed shapes of the models have been produced according to drafts provided by the manufacturers. And, just like the manufacturers of the originals, Herpa is utilizing the latest technology and quality assurance for development and production. The model is made of diecast metal constructions with some small plastic detail parts. The airplane is approximately 9.5 inches long and has an 11 inch wingspan.
Herpa of Germany started business as a model train manufacturer in 1949, followed by diecast automobiles in 1978, and ultimately 1:500 scale diecast aircraft 1987. Herpa's attention to detail and tampo printing systems led the industry in high quality diecast model aircraft markings, superceding other manufacturers that used decals.
Herpa began producing the highest quality airliner 1:200 scale models, exclusively for Lufthansa, the Lufthansa Model-Edition, moulded in plastic in 1988. Years later they expanded their 1:200 aircraft products to other airlines and new aircraft types, smaller types moulded in diecast metal, as well as an entire military aircraft line. Herpa's attention to detail and tampo printing systems lead the industry in high quality diecast plastic and metal models.
Pre-painted Diecast Metal Model
Collectors item: Not suitable for children under 14
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