M-130 China Clipper Paa Model

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Part# 13-11027
MFR Model# KM130TS


The Martin M-130 is an influential plane designed and built by the Genn L. Martin Company.

The Martin M-130 is an all-metal flying boat having streamlined aerodynamics and powerful engines to achieve Pan Ams specifications for range and payload. The M-130s maiden flight was on December 30, 1934. On November 22, 1935, the China Clipper piloted by Captain Edwin C. Musick and First Officer R.O.D. Sullivan flew the first Trans-Pacific airmail route.

The M-130 has a crew of 6-9 for a Captain, First Officer, Junior Flight Officer, Engineering Officer, Assistant Engineering Officer, Radio Operator, Navigation Officer and cabin stewards. It incorporates four Pratt & Whitney R-1830-S2A5G Twin Wasp 14-cylinder radial engines. The M-130 has a maximum speed of 180 mph and a range of 3,200 miles.

There was a wreck with the China Clipper NC14716 at Port of Spain, Trinidad at the time of its landing on January 8, 1945.



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Q: Can this be hung rather than desk mount stand?

It is intended as a desk mount with stand. We suppose it could be hung up but it would be a custom solution that would need to be done by the end user.