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Allegheny Airlines DC-3 by Ertl 1/72 scale H153


Allegheny Airlines DC-3 by Ertl in 1/72 scale. It comes with a stand and landing gears up or down. It is die cast metal. Allegheny Airlines began as All American Aviation Company providing mail delivery and passenger operations starting on 7 March 1939.[2] It was founded by du Pont family brothers Richard C. du Pont and Alexis Felix du Pont, Jr..In 1949 the company was renamed All American Airways as it switched from airmail to passenger service. On 1 January 1953 it was again renamed, to Allegheny Airlines. Over the next two decades the airline expanded to include more destinations.Allegheny Airlines was the first airline to create an network of affiliated regional airlines, the Allegheny Commuter System. Allegheny Airlines (IATA: AL, ICAO: ALO, Call sign: ALLEGHENY) was a U.S. airline that operated out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, from 1952 to 1979. It was a forerunner of today’s US Airways. Its headquarters were at Washington National Airport in Arlington County, Virginia.After Allegheny Airlines rebranded itself as USAir, the company retained its earlier name for its Allegheny Commuter service, later renamed US Airways Express.Under USAir, which eventually renamed itself US Airways, the Allegheny name continued to be used by the parent company, keeping the trademark under US Airways' control.Currently US Airways has merged into American Airlines and N745VJ remains in Allegheny colors with the "US Airways" titles now replaced with "American".

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  • Manufactured by: Ertl

This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 21 September, 2014.

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