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Herpa Wings Air Koryo Ilyushin IL62M Scale 1/200 571128

Herpa Wings Air Koryo Ilyushin IL62M Scale 1/200 571128

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On June 18, 1960 - more than 60 years ago - the Council of Ministers of the USSR approved the development of a new four-engine long-range aircraft to replace the propeller-driven TU-114. Three years later, on January 3, 1963, the first prototype took off on its maiden flight. The TU-114 was to remain the standard long-haul aircraft of the Soviet Union and later Russia for decades. The IL-62 has been exported to more than 30 countries. The last operator company in passenger service is the North Korean Air Koryo, which currently uses two units for scheduled service and two more for government flights. Due to the arrangement of the four engines at the tail of the aircraft, the aircraft threatened to tip slightly backwards when empty. To avoid this, Ilyushin installed an extendable support wheel,

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    Herpa Air Koryo Il-62M 1:200

    Posted by James Kim on 23rd Dec 2021

    It is a wonderful model. Russian Il-62 models in 1:200 scale are not many and Air Koryo models in 1:200 scale are total 2 of them as far as I know. It is recommended to have it if you are a serious collector. Only negative issues are availability in the market which is almost none available at the moment and price has gone up by 50% compared to the time it was released. Although it is expensive, it is worth it.