Handley Page HastingsItem Number: 246
Handley Page Hastings airplane model. The Handley Page HP 67 Hastings was a troop-carrier and freight transport of the Royal Air Force. At the time it was the largest transport plane ever designed for the RAF, and it replaced the Avro York as the standard long-range transport.
,The two squadrons equipped with Hastings flew intensively during the Berlin Airlift and a Hastings made the last sortie of the airlift on October 6, 1949. 100 Hastings C.Mk 1 and 41 Hastings C.Mk 2 were built, and they served on Transport Command's long-range routes until well after the arrival of the Bristol Britannia in 1959.
,Mahogany Wood. Scale: 1/72. Wingspan 20 inches, Length 14 inches.