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Grumman HU-16B/ASW Albatros (Grumman Aerospace Corporation) 1/144 Amodel 1403

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Brand: Amodel
Product Code: Amodel1403
Date Added: 14.10.2009
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Grumman HU-16B/ASW Albatros (Grumman Aerospace Corporation) 
Period: War II
1/144 aircraft scale plastic model kit
Amodel 1403

Manufacturer: Amodel (Ukraine)
Scale: 1/144
Material: Plastic
Paint: Unpainted, Unassembled, Kit do not contain paints and glue.
Condition: New in Box

First prototype of amphibian airplane rose into the air in October 1947. After the test program, US Navy has adopted new hydroplane for armament. In May 1961 new modification of amphibian SHU-16B with new big radar AN/ASP-88, with antenna that could be removed to the tail part and additional search equipment has arrived for armament. In total 464 aircraft were built in various modifications.


HU-16 Albatross
Restored US Navy HU-16C BuNo 131906, built June 1953
Role Air-sea rescue flying boat
Manufacturer Grumman
First flight October 24, 1947
Introduction 1949
Retired 1995 (Hellenic Navy)
Status Limited Civilian Service
Primary users United States Air Force
United States Coast Guard
United States Navy
Hellenic Navy
Produced 1949–1961
Number built 466

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