Built by Boeing Commerical, this model depicts the B707, a mid-size, narrow-body four-engine jet airliner
This desktop B707-320 TWA model airplane has been created by our master craftsmen who shape these highest quality models from fine mahogany or state-of-the-art composites with remarkable precision and attention to detail. Fine sanding by talented artists between each primer and top coat provides a brilliant, ultra smooth surface ready for authentic nose art, intricate decals original stripes and special markings. A final coat of clear polyurethane seals the finish for lasting protection to preserve that just out of the box look. Your limited edition heirloom can be passed confidently from your generation to the next.
The B707 is a mid-size, narrow-body four-engine jet airliner built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes from 1958 to 1979. The 707 dominated the market for passenger air transport in the 1960s and remained in use through the 1970s. Versions of the aircraft have a capacity from 140 to 189 passengers and a range of 2,500 to 5,750 nautical miles. This specific 707 model is the 707-320 Intercontinental variant, which is a stretched version. It also had a longer wing, which carried more fuel and increased range by 1,600 miles and allowed the aircraft to operate as true transoceanic aircraft. This specific model is painted as an airliner for Trans World Airlines (TWA). TWA was an American airline that existed from 1925 until it was bought out by and merged with American Airlines in 2001.This handcrafted model is painted in the same paint scheme as the original and is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen. Perfect as a gift for any aviation enthusiast and history buff!