China Clipper (NC14716) was the first of three Martin M-130 four-engine flying boats built for Pan American Airways. In November of 1935 it was used to inaugurate the first commercial transpacific air service from San Francisco to Manila by way of Honolulu, Midway and Wake Island. It continued to fly the Pacific for the next eight years carrying approximately 3,500 passengers and 750,000 lbs of mail and freight.
This 5 piece model train consists of five 4" x 4" steel sheets from which individual parts can be removed to assemble a museum quality model using tabs and holes.
This Freight Train set includes 5 train cars including the Diesel Locomotive, Gondola Car, Box Car, Hopper Car and Off Center Caboose. The connected model length is 17 inches.
Off Shore Oil Rig - Is a large structure with facilities to drill wells (optionally), to extract and process oil and natural gas, or to temporarily store product until it can be brought to shore for refining and marketing.
Oil Tanker - Is a merchant ship designed for the bulk transport of oil. There are two basic types of oil tankers: crude tankers and product tankers.
R2-D2, a skilled starship mechanic and fighter pilot's assistant, and C-3PO, a droid built and programmed for etiquette and protocol by the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker, formed an unlikely but enduring friendship thru some of the galaxy’s most defining moments and thrilling battles.
Is a USAF twin engine stealth attack aircraft that was developed in Lockheed’s secretive Skunk Works division.
It was the first operational aircraft to be designed around stealth technology. The F-117 was well publicized for its role in the Persian Gulf War and remained active until 2008 when it was replaced by the F-22 Raptor
Is a supersonic variable-sweep wing, heavy bomber used by the United States Air Force and is commonly referred to as the bone due to its “B-1” designation. It is one of three strategic bombers in the U.S. Air Force fleet as of 2018. The other two are the B-2 Spirit "Stealth Bomber" and the B-52 Stratofortress
The Apollo 11 moon landing required two spacecraft- The lunar module (LM) and command service module (CSM). Once in lunar orbit, the two would separate so the LM could land while the CSM waited in orbit. After launching from the lunar surface, the LM’s ascent stage would rendezvous and dock with the waiting CSM, then the astronauts would transfer back into the main spacecraft and head home. It sounds nearly impossible but that’s the way it was July 20, 1969.
Saturn V: President Kennedy said, “we choose to go to the moon” The Saturn V is how we got there! This 3-stage expendable rocket was developed by NASA to support the US Apollo space program between 1967 and 1973. The “V” referenced the five giant F-1 rocket engines clustered at the bottom of the Saturn V’s first stage.
Is a family of electric trams built between 1923 and 1956. In total 752 trams were built. A small fleet continues to operate on the tramway network of Melbourne. The W-class tram has become a cultural icon and those that remain in Melbourne are classified by the National Trust of Australia.