Fred Cox DC-8 Jet Collection – RW DC-9-31








Hughes
Airwest


DC-9-31



1/50 Scale









Color Scheme: Final
Colors


Registration: N9000


Composition: A
Refinished Douglas Factory Polished Aluminum Model


Dimensions: Length:
26″ (66.5cm), Wingspan 22.5″ (58cm)


Condition: Mint


Model History: I
acquired the blank from a private collector in May, 2003. It was
in Delta Air Lines livery but in very poor shape. In addition
to the decals and paint being in bad condition, both horizontal
stabilizers were bent downward. My friend Jim Powroznik (James
Powroznik Custom Models), Clovis, CA. straightened out the stabilizers
for me. I then had it professionally polished and returned it
to Jim to finish in Hughes Airwest Colors. He did a terrific job
and I Picked It Up on August 9, 2003. Once
Again Jim Thanks For The Outstanding Work!
During my younger
years West Coast / Air West / Hughes Airwest was the only carrier
to serve the small town whe

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