Fred Cox DC-8 Jet Collection – NA DC-8-21

Fred Cox
DC-8 Jet Collection

National Airlines


1/50 Scale

Color Scheme: Final Colors

Registration: N6571C

Composition: A Refinished Douglas Factory Polished Aluminum Model

Dimensions: Length: 35.5″ (90cm), Wingspan 34″ (86cm)

Condition: Near Mint

Model History: This model was originally produced and finished in National Colors in the late-1960s. When I acquired it on October 7, 2000 the paint scheme was in pretty poor shape. I then sent it to my friend Don Stevens at Airborne Replicas for refinishing in the Philippines. I received it back on April 2, 2001 and they did a Terrific Job on it!

Update – April, 2008: The bare metal on this model was oxidizing quite a bit so I had the wing re-polished professionally & I hand polished the