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C-97 Stratofreighter

Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter Airplane Models

Explore our collection of diecast models of the Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter - Intricately Crafted, Historically Significant, and Collectible Aircraft Models.

The Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter, a strategic airlift aircraft, played a significant role in the mid-20th century as a long-range cargo and troop transport. Based on the B-29 Superfortress design, it was first introduced in the late 1940s. Its distinctive features include a large upper fuselage with a cavernous interior, making it ideal for transporting large cargo and personnel over long distances. The C-97 marked a notable advancement in air transport capabilities during the post-World War II era and the Korean War.

Key variants of the C-97 include the C-97A (the initial transport version), KC-97 Stratotanker (aerial refueling tanker version), and the C-97G (civilian variant). Each model highlights the C-97's adaptability for different roles, from military logistics to aerial refueling, underscoring its importance in the evolution of strategic air transport.