Boeing B737-800 'OO-VAS'
The Boeing 737 family :
The Boeing 737 is the most succesful and the safest aircraft in the world. The B737-800 has 184 seats, 17 more than in it's predecessor , the -400. It's range is 10 percent longer,
it flies 10 percent faster and still saves 10 percent in kerosene. The latest improvement to the new generation B737's are the huge winglets, wich enable a faster rate of climb and
results in an even greater fuel efficiency.
Sobelair was the oldest Belgian charter airline. It was formed in 1946 by three ex Sabena employees and became later a full daughter of Sabena.
Sobelair received the first 737-800 with winglets the 7th december 2002.
This plane is holder of an onofficial world record : it made a non stop ferryflight from the Boeing factory in Seattle to Brussels in 10h 16min.
On January 19th, 2004, some two years after mother airline Sabena, the airline declared bankruptcy.
This is a revell B737-800 'Sobelair' (1/144). The Daco decals are included.
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