Lufthansa (67-89) Boeing 747-100 Airplane Miniature Model Snap Fit 1:200 Part#ABO-74710H-006

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Lufthansa was the first non-American airline to order and take delivery of the Boeing 747-100. It became the first non-American airline to fly the Boeing 747, entering it into service on the Frankfurt-New York route in April 1970.

This model represents ship D-ABYA "Nordrheim-Westfalen" in its original delivery colors (this livery was used by Lufthansa from 1967 to 1988). It was the first 747-100 delivered to Lufthansa and the twelfth built by Boeing.

It had its first flight on February 18, 1970, and was delivered to Lufthansa March 10, 1970. In 1978 Lufthansa sold this aircraft to ITEL Corporation. The 747-100 had its first flight on February 9, 1969, and entered commercial service in 1970.

Boeing delivered 250 of the 747-100s, the last in 1986. Boeing built two versions of the 747-100 passenger airplane, one of which had a higher payload capacity and was known as the -100B. The 747-100 was also available as a short-range (SR) airplane, which had a modified body structure to accommodate a greater number of takeoffs and landings. The 747SR model typically was used by airlines on short flights with a high-passenger capacity, as many as 550.