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|Category||:||Aircraft Scale Modelling|
|Subcategory||:||Airliner Modelling kits|
|Scale||:||1 : 144|
|Availability||:||only 3 remaining|
This product was added to our database on Wednesday 19 March 2014.
Mind: this is a modelling kit.
Category Aircraft Scale Modelling, Subcategory Airliner Modelling kits, Scale 1 : 144, ISBN/Box 314, Publisher/Brand Roden
Boeing 720 Starship One - passenger plane, modification of the famous transcontinental airliner the Boeing 707, developed in 1959 for regional and medium-haul air flights. In total 65 planes were constructed, which were used mainly by American airlines. After 12 years of operation by United Airlines, the very first serial Boeing 720 was bought by actor Bobby Sherman and refashioned as a luxurious VIP jet for musical performers. The plane received its own name, Starship One, and was used from 1973 to 1977 as a musician's VIP transport. Many idols of that time- bands such as Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Moody Blues, Allman Brothers Band and singers Elton John, Peter Frampton, Sonny and Cher and John Lennon were clients of Starship One during these years. After problems with Starship One's engines it was resold to other owners, and in 1982 it was broken down into parts at Luton Airport in the UK