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




Fred
Cox

DC-8 Jet Collection




National
Airlines


DC-8-21

 

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

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