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Glencoe 1/144th Martin M-130 China Clipper

by Joe Caputo on June 10, 2014 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

The Clippers were first flown in 1935. In 1936 the China Clipper made the first ever commercial double crossing of the Pacific Ocean. Trans-Pacific flights spanned 5 days and 60 hours of actual flying. By 1940, two of these aircraft […]

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1/144th Glencoe Martin M-130 China Clipper

by Joe Caputo on September 21, 2013 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

This is an old kit of a facinating subject, the China Clipper. The Martin Clippers (China/Hawaii/Phillipine) operated from the mid-thirties to the mid-forties, spending a couple years in war camoflage. Decals are provided for all three versions. It is a […]