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Aerospatiale SN-601 Corvette Model
Aerospatiale SN 601 Corvette
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Quick Statistics: Body Length - 17.00 in.[43.20 cm.] • Span - 15.80 in.[40.10 cm.] • Height - 5.20 in.[13.20 cm.]
Scale - 1:32 •Registration: F-BUQN
Era: Recent • Company: Aerospatiale
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Length: 12 in (30.48 cm)  | 
Wing Span: 11.15 in (28.32 cm)  | 
Height: 3.67 in (9.32 cm)  | 
Scale: 1:45
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A desk stand (solid mahogany or solid mahogany with stainless steel arm) is included in the price of the model. The choice can be made after clicking the "Add to Cart" button.

Production approximately 8-10 weeks from date of order confirmation
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Model Specific Information

Although primarily a small corporate transport, Aerospatiale designed the Corvette to fulfil a variety or roles, including commuter airliner, aerial photography, airline pilot training, air ambulance, air taxi, express freight and navigation aid calibration work.

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The Corvette was a commercial failure, and was Aerospatiale�s only venture into the executive jet market. The first prototype SN-600 first flew on July 16 1970, but only completed 270 hours of test and development flying before it crashed on March 23 the following year. This aircraft was powered by 9.8kN (2200lb) JT15D-1s.

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The subsequent production version, the SN-601, had more powerful JT15D-4 turbofans and a stretched fuselage compared to the prototype. The first SN-601, or Corvette 100, made its maiden flight on December 20 1972. The second SN-601 Corvette (the first to full production standard) flew on March 7 1973, and a third on January 12 1974.

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French civil certification for the Corvette was granted on May 28 1974. Customer deliveries, delayed by strikes at engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Canada (then UACL) began the following September.

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Production of the Corvette continued until 1977. The initial production schedule called for 20 aircraft to be delivered in 1974 and production of six a month for 1975 and thereafter. However this proved an overly optimistic assessment of potential sales and only 40 were built (including development aircraft). Plans for a 2.08m (6ft 7in) stretched 18 seat Corvette 200 were also dropped.

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Many early Corvette customers were French regional airlines (such as Air Alpes and Air Alsace), with others sold to corporate operators in Europe. Outside Europe however the type generated little sales interest in the face of very strong competition. Many of the Corvettes built remain in service today.

Operators



Air Alsace
Air Alpes
TAT European Airlines

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General Product Information

Our Aerospatiale SN-601 Corvette Model scale model aircraft exhibits unique, unrivaled quality and detailed design to come as close as possible to the accuracy of the actual plane. It comes standard with a robust , durable base or stand which is available in a variety of different finishes designed to match your own personal requirements including solid wood, wood with polished chrome steel supports or adjustable wood wall mount and will be ready within about 8-10 weeks from placement of order.

The Corvette model airplane is made of the finest kiln dried renewable mahogany wood (commonly known as Lauan or Meranti) which has undergone many stages of carving and meticulous and careful sanding giving the beautiful finished museum quality masterpiece. Many collectors and model connoisseurs demonstrate their preference for genuine handmade and hand painted mahogany wood models rather than plastic, resin or die cast (diecast) alternatives due to the overall look and totally different feel of the item - we trust you will find the same. Our craftsmen and gifted artisans ensure that our finely handcrafted model airplanes match the precise blueprint details of the original aircraft. The SN-601 model aircrafts paint scheme, markings and parts are closely matched, reflecting the original Corvette . This top-quality Corvette replica will surely enthral anyone who receives this stylish desktop display as a gift. This Corvette model plane is for sure one of the most appropriate and desirably collectable gifts for every aviation enthusiast and avid aircraft collector whilst also displaying a perfect resemblance to the actual Aerospatiale SN-601 Corvette Model.

If you require we can also make the Corvette in any other airline or private livery (or colour scheme) you require and if necesary in a different size or scale. Just email us a description or photographs with colours and we will let you have a quotation for the necessary customisation.

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