Almost 500 copies of this amphibian were built. The Grumman HU-16 (SA-16) Albatross
saw extensive service in the Korean War
and in Viet Nam
, primarily in the search-and-rescue role. They were used by the U.S. Air Force
(originally as the SA-16
), U.S. Navy
and Coast Guard
(as the JR2F
), along with many foreign air forces and civilian operators.
This model is a re-scale
of our 1/285 HU-16
with the landing gear extended, some parts have been altered to better fit the new scale.
The model is also available in other scales:White Strong and Flexible 1/285
Check out other flying boats available in our 1/200 range:Grumman JRF-5 Goose (with landing gear)Dornier Do 18D
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