Boeing 737-700/C-40B

By: Zvezda

Item no: 7027 Price: £22.50


This is the third outing for Zvezda’s delightful 1/144 Boeing 737 and depicts the shortfuselage -700 version. There are five runners in total (including a clear frame for the cockpit windscreen and passenger windows); four are shared with the -800 release (7019), while Runner A (fuselage halves) is new. It can be built in either wheels up/down configuration and a two-piece stand is supplied for the former The exterior detail comprises fine recessed panel lines, including cargo and passenge door outlines. All trim is supplied, although the cheat line should be used for a masking guide on the fuselage and vertical stabiliser There are two schemes, both wearing the standard US Air Force VIP livery of medium blue undersides with white upper surfaces and Boeing Gray wings:

• C-40C, 05-0730, US Air Force, 2010

• C-40B, 05-4613, US Air Force, 2008