Airliner Douglas C-47 Skytrain Dakota COBI 5701 - World War II

A kit of a model of an American aircraft that transported Allied paratroopers to France in Den-D. The assembled model has a retractable chassis, adjustable flaps and opening cargo doors. You can comfortably seat a pilot or a paratrooper from the 101st USAAF Airborne Division in the cockpit. The package also includes a cube with a description.
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List Number: COBI-5701
EAN: 5902251057015
Warranty:24 months
Manufacturer:COBI
Price excluding VAT:1 006,80 Kč
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You know that:

  • The Douglas C-47 is the military version of the Dakota DC-3, which revolutionized the aviation industry.
  • The original civilian version was developed under the direction of designer Arthur Raymond, based on the requirements of American Airlines, which was looking for a comfortable and safe aircraft with a possible sleeper configuration.
  • The designers increased the keel and rudder area so that the aircraft could possibly fly on one engine.
  • The first flight of the C-47 took place on 23 December 1941.
  • The machine served as a cargo and paratroop aircraft.
  • The Douglas was deployed in operations Varsity, Overload, Market Garden, Husky, Avalanche.
  • 40 civilian versions of the Douglas were also operated by Czechoslovakian Airlines.
  • Also built was a scary attack version of the AC-47 Gunship nicknamed Spooky, which had 3 machine guns in place of the dismounted cargo door and a very, very large ammunition supply.
  • The crew usually consisted of two pilots and a cargo inspector.
  • A total of 10,654 were produced and even over 2,000 more were licensed in the Soviet Union and Japan.
  • The purchase price per aircraft was $138,000, about 1 680 000 € today.

Technical parameters:

  • dimensions: wingspan 29.1 m, length 19.4 m, height 5.2 m
  • empty weight 8 226 kg
  • maximum take-off weight 13 302 kg
  • power unit 2x Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C radial gasoline engine with 882 kW
  • maximum speed 360 km/h
  • climb rate 5.3 m/s
  • maximum flight level 8 000 m
  • range 2 575 m
  • crew 4 persons
  • capacity 28 paratroopers
Instructions for assembly

Verze (série)06/2021
Recommended age10+
Package weight1135 g
Number of figurines2 pcs
Box dimensions45 x 32 x 7 cm
Number of pieces550 pcs
Dimensions after assembly56 x 44,5 x 12 cm
Obsahuje světélkující kostkyNo
MaterialPlastic
KolekceWorld War II
Compatible with other brand of kitsYes
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