10 Ways to Take Flight with Commercial Model Airplanes
1. Classic commercial airliners
From the Ford Tri-motor to the famous DC-3, these classic aircraft paved the way for commercial flight. Enjoy the "Tin Goose", or the Boeing 737, each model featuring an aircraft that has its own unique story and contribution to aviation history.
2. Flying boats
Versatile planes that could take off and land on water were known as "Flying Boats." These stunning aircraft make beautiful model airplanes for your collection, including the B-314 Dixie Clipper, one of the most luxurious aircraft of it's time, and the German made DO-X Seaplane, which was the largest aircraft in the world at the time of its design.
3. Superior commercial capacity
As aviation technology advanced, the ability for transcontinental flight opened new doors for travel and transportation of goods. From commercial to military applications, larger planes were crafted to move personnel and equipment. Everything from the old Ford Tri-motor to the new Fed Ex and UPS shipping airliners, these planes helped shape the way the world traveled.
4. Into the jet age
From the turbo assisted prop driven aircraft to full jet powered commercial airliners, travel around the globe made travel, transport, and even military applications a viable resource for many countries. You can showcase some of these jets with quality model airplanes like the Air Force One B-707, Boeing 747, and even the Concorde, or personal corporate jets.
5. Supersonic travel
Fast. That was the motivation for companies to create an intercontinental aircraft that could fly at supersonic speeds. The result was a beautiful aircraft known as the Concorde, which could travel faster than the speed of sound. Enhance your collection with model airplanes of the British and France Concorde replicas.
6. Commercial helicopters
Helicopters make a great addition to any collection. Our model helicopters are constructed of high quality materials and come complete with stands that hold them in mid-flight. From the Robinson to the Bell helicopter model, these versatile aircraft provide valuable services world wide.
7. Global delivery and shipment
Some of the largest commercial airliner manufacturers have developed or modified their aircraft to support companies such as Fed Ex and UPS. These airliners transport cargo across the globe and have advanced the parcel service industry. Showcase these aircraft in model airplane form complete with rich color, detail, and company logos.
8. Military uses of commercial aircraft
Throughout history, governments have utilized commercial airliners and converted them for military applications. From cargo and personnel transport, to bombers and in-flight re-fueling, commercial aircraft have been a vital part of military operations.
9. Quality craftsmanship
Available in hand crafted mahogany, die cast metal, poly resin casting and molded plastic, our model airplanes are crafted to become valued treasures for your collection. Complete with display stands and realistic detail, these wood model airplanes are designed to showcase your love of aviation history.
10. Attention to detail
From authentic markings to official company logos, our replicas are a joy to display. Our big model commercial airplanes include details such as clear canopies, miniature landing gear, authentic paint schemes, and sturdy display stands.