CV-340 / UnitedItem Number: 357
Convair CV-340 airplane model. Built for United Airlines was basically a CV-240 lengthened to hold an additional four seats. The wings were also enlarged for better performance at higher altitudes. The CV-340 replaced the DC-3 in United service. The airline flew 52 340s for 16 years without a fatality.
Mahogany wood. Scale: 1/72. Wingspan 15 inches, length 12 1/2 inches.