HERPA 1/200 BRITISH WORLD AIRLINES VICKERS VISCOUNT G-APEY (571463)
$139.00 (Ex Tax: $126.36)
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Up for sale is a brand new 1:200 scale BRITISH WORLD AIRLINES VICKERS VISCOUNT G-APEY (571463) by Herpa Wings.
In 1996 BWA used this aircraft on a special enthusiasts charter to make the last Viscount passenger flight from Southend to the Channel Isle of Jersey and return. On the 18 April 1996 BWA – British World Airlines Viscount G-APEY participated in a special retirement celebration at Heathrow. In attendance was Sir George Edwards, Sir Peter Masefield, Lord King, Ralph Robins (Rolls-Royce), Captain Jock Bryce (Viscount test pilot), the chairman of Vickers-Armstrongs, plus lots of invited guests. The MC for the event was Raymond Baxter. The guests were taken for a flight from Heathrow on board G-APEY. Viscounts finally retired from service in the United Kingdom in January 1998.
This model aircraft is made from die-cast metal and includes extensive detailing. It is similar in quality to Gemini Jets, JC Wings and Phoenix Model.
Includes display stand.
|Dimensions||20 × 20 × 8 cm|