Latécoère 28 (floats)

France, 1929 - The Latécoère 28 was an eight passenger airliner/mail plane that initially served the Lignes Aériennes Latécoère, but was later flown by the mail carrier Aéropostale as well. It was a sleek, single engined high wing monoplane that made several noteworthy flights, the most famous of which was Mermoz' with the 'Comte de la Vaulx' in 1930, of which the model is presented here. Together with Dabry and Gimie he crossed the South Atlantic from St. Louis, Senegal to Natal, Brazil and paved the way for Air France's air mail route from Toulouse to Rio de Janeiro. The model is also available in the wheel version.

Model FM59B
Scale 1:72
Span 10.4 inch / 26,5 cm.
Livery Aéropostale F-AJNQ 'Comte de la Vaulx'
Price € 1500

Indicated net prices as from July 2012.
Members of the EEC should add 21% V.A.T.


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