de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide USAAF
      de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide USAAF
      de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide USAAF
      de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide USAAF
      de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide USAAF

      de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide USAAF Aircraft Model

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      A 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of a United States of America Air Force de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide (Dominie "Wee Wullie").

      A 1930s short-hauler biplane airliner capable of accommodating 6-8 passengers, which proved it to be an economical and durable craft despite its relatively primitive plywood construction.

      Includes a premium quality presentation box & display stand.

      This model has a nose-to-tail length of 15cm (5.75") and a wingspan width of 20cm (8").

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      de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide Diecast Model

      Introducing the meticulously crafted 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of the de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide. This model captures the essence of the Dragon Rapide, a 1930s short-hauler biplane airliner known for its reliability and economical performance. Despite its relatively primitive plywood construction, the Dragon Rapide proved to be a durable and versatile aircraft, making this model a valuable addition to any aircraft model collection.

      Model Dimensions & Specifications:

      • Scale: 1/72
      • Nose-to-Tail Length: 15 cm (5.75 inches)
      • Wingspan Width: 20 cm (8 inches)
      • Materials: Diecast Metal & ABS Plastic
      • Display: Includes a premium quality presentation box & display stand
      • Assembly: This is a ready to display model; no painting or assembly required

      The de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide was a popular short-haul airliner in the 1930s and 1940s. Its twin-engine design and biplane configuration provided stability and reliability, making it ideal for various roles including passenger transport and air ambulance duties. The Dragon Rapide could accommodate 6-8 passengers and was known for its economical operation and durability, serving in both civilian and military capacities.

      The de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide had several notable features and specifications:

      • Role: Short-haul airliner and air ambulance
      • Engines: Two de Havilland Gipsy Six engines
      • Speed: Capable of cruising at 157 mph (253 km/h)
      • Range: Approximately 573 miles (922 km)
      • Capacity: Typically seats 6-8 passengers
      • Service Start: First flight in 1934, with extensive use during the 1930s and 1940s

      This aircraft model honors the historical significance and technological advancements of the de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide. As a cornerstone in the evolution of short-haul aviation, the Dragon Rapide’s contributions to passenger transport were substantial. Its robust design and operational flexibility made it a favorite among airlines and a critical asset during its service years. This diecast model meticulously replicates the Dragon Rapide, making it a prized piece for collectors and aviation history enthusiasts.

      Enhance your collection with this meticulously detailed de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide diecast model. Its historical significance and exceptional craftsmanship make it a must-have for any aircraft model enthusiast. Order now and bring a piece of aviation history to your display!

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      Data sheet

      Model Scale
      1/72
      Material
      Zinc Alloy

      Specific References

      Derek L27/09/2020
      Better than expected

      Beautifully detailed model with full rigging,

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