Wingspan: 9.8 inches
Length: 12 inches
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The C-21A is a militarized version of the business plane Learjet 35A. Officially rolled out in April 1984, the C-21A was primarily used for cargo and passenger transport but it sometimes flew medical missions. By 1997, the C-21 was designated under Air Mobility Command, particularly through the 375th Airlift Wing. The plane was powered by two Garrett TFE-731-2-2B turbofan engines. It had a maximum speed of 530mph (Mach 0.81), a top range of 2,306 miles, and a ceiling of 45,000ft. Other features of the Learjet C-21 are its retractable tri-leg landing gear, a steerable nose system, and hydraulic brakes. The plane is also given an automatic navigation system, color weather radar, and high-frequency radios Ð just to pile in the toys. The C-21 was last estimated to cost around $3.1m. Many associate the Learjet to the globetrotting rich and famous, but this aircraft is more than just a mode of transportation for jetsetters.
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!