While the Space Shuttle can travel faster and farther than any other
aircraft yet flying, thanks to the huge external boosters that push it, it is
not capable of flight outside of a space voyage. To provide for "local" hops.
NASA obtained a giant Boeing 747 from American Airlines, and altered it to
carry the shuttle in a special cradle mounted to the fuselage. The 747 was
originally used to test the aerodynamic stability of the shuttle but is now
often used to transport the shuttle from one location to the next.
Plastic pieces attached to sprues and molded in silver, white, and
This kit includes both the 747 and the Space Shuttle.
The exterior surface details of the two craft include seams, bolt
heads, and a variety of hatch and door outlines.
All of the necessary cradle equipment for attaching the shuttle to
the 747 is included.
An aerodynamically correct booster cowl is included for the rear of
The 747 features all of the tail modifications necessary to safely
support the shuttle.
Complete landing gear and engine assemblies for the 747 are included.
A clear brown plastic display base is included.
Detailed pictorial instructions guide you through assembly.
If you are buying more then one kit please email for your new shipping price.
This is one great kit to build or get for a gift.
Kit box is still sealed
Smoke and pet free home
Have any questions please email before you buy the item.
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- UPC 603550016400
- Brand Academy
- Mfg Part # 12708