Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force

Royal Australian Air Force A20-624 Boeing 707

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- 1:150 Scale Solid Plastic Model - Official Licensed Product - Highly Collectable - Superior Quality - Realistic landing gear - Detailed printed graphics - "As real as it gets" features - Includes display stand - No Glue Required - Simple Snap-Fit Design
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Royal Australian Air Force Farewell Boeing 707 'Richmond Town'

1:150 scale solid plastic model aircraft

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Farewell Boeing 707 Overview - 1:150 Scale Solid Plastic Model - Official Licensed Product - Highly Collectable - Superior Quality - Realistic landing gear - Detailed printed graphics - "As real as it gets" features - Includes display stand - No Glue Required - Simple Snap-Fit Design Boeing 707-338 The Boeing 707 is a Royal Australian Air Force aircraft. It took its first flight in 18 March 1968. The first two RAAF Boeing 707s were ex-Qantas 707-338C models, VH-EAD and VH-EAG. These were received by the RAAF on 30 March 1979 as A20-524 and A20-627, and were initially operated by No. 37 Squadron with C-130E Hercules at RAAF Richmond. It was then given the name 'Richmond Town'. On 2nd February 1981 No 33 Flight took over 707 duties from No 37, and in turn the unit became 33 Squadron on 20 June 1983. The 707 family of airlines as the Boeing model 367-80, built as a private venture to demonstrate the potential for jet commercial and military developments. The prototype flew on 15 July 1954, and a developed version, the Boeing 717 or KC-135, was ordered in a large numbers as a US Air Force tanker. The A20-624 was converted to B707 tanker and was painted grey in December of 1998. It has a total of 49, 431 flight hours marked from 19 November 2011. The aircraft had its floor beams and deck replaced in 2002, and received special nose markings for Avalon Airshow in 2007. The A20-624 was the last 707 in service and carried 'Farewell B707' logo on its tail '29 years of service to the nation' on forward fuselage. The RAAF aircraft retired in 30 June, 2008. It is held in an open storage at RAAF in Richmond and was acquired by Omega Aviation in September, 2011, registered N624RH. It departed Richmond 23 October, 2011 for Brunswick, Georgia USA. After receiving major check ups and enter service early 2012 retaining current under-wing refueling system, the aircraft returned home to Australia in June 2012 on contract supporting RAAF aircraft operating out of Amberly, painted in Omega Tanker scheme. Royal Australian Air Force Boeing 707-338 Specifications - Livery.................................Qantas  - Aircraft type.......................707  - Registration.......................VH-EAD - Engines.............................4 x Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3  - First Flight.........................18 March 1968 - Delivery Date....................30 March 1979  - Empty Weight...................66,406 kgs (146,400 lbs) - Cruising Speed.................965 km/h (599 mph) - Range...............................6920 kms (4299 miles) - Length...............................46.61 meters (152' 11") - Wingspan..........................44.42 meters (145' 8") - Height..............................12.93 meters (42' 5")  For full details and specifications, visit here.
Model Specifications
Manufacturer: Skymarks
Age: 14+
Material: Solid Plastic
Designed in: USA
Made in: Taiwan
Approx Size: 35cm x 30cm x 6cm
Weight: 350.00 grams
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