Italeri Fokker F27 Friendship 1:72 1430 Plastic Model Airplane Kit


$55.99 $58.99
SKU: Ita-1430

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The twin-engine Fokker F-27 Friendship was developed in the 1950s by the Dutch company to offer a valid replacement for the dated Douglas DC-3 in service since World War II. It immediately achieved good commercial success in both civil and military applications and was also produced under license in the United States. The two 2,250 Hp Rolls-Royce turboprop engines were able to make the plane reach a maximum speed of 460 km / h. The Fokker F-27 was used, since its production start, by numerous European airlines who found it ideal for short-haul routes. The adoption of two turboprop engines, compared to traditional piston engines, also reduced vibrations and significantly increased comfort on board. The plane was very versatile and was also used for freight transport.