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# seapl102 Tupolev ANT-44 Recon bombing flying boat

14 inches wing span one of a kind hand made detailed model of Tupolev`s ANT-44 rconnaissance/bombing flying boat or amphibian. First aircraft test flight was successful and flown by T.Ryabenko and Ilyinskiy 19 April, 1937.Second aircraft (as original model)-ANT-44bis (ANT-44D), built as amphibian with large single-wheel main gear pulled up for water operations by hydraulic jack.Plane had more powerful Russian-built engines.Same pilot Ryabenko flown this plane 7 June, 1938.Later pilot I.Sukhomplin set five amphibian class records. During WWII both aircraft flew transports and other missions, often in command of Sukhomlin, 1941-1943 in Black Sea area. *Availability and price check by e-mail or call.*. Available only one model.Please check availability prior ordering.
 # seapl102            Tupolev ANT-44 Recon bombing flying boat 1
 # seapl102            Tupolev ANT-44 Recon bombing flying boat 2
 # seapl102            Tupolev ANT-44 Recon bombing flying boat 3

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 30 November, 1999.