|Length||11.8 cm||4.6 in||Approx|
|Wingspan||9.5 cm||3.7 in||Approx|
Diecast model features include:
- Constructed with metal and plastic components
- Undercarriage fixed extended
- Display stand not included.
NG Models NG53145 – 1/400 Scale Boeing 757-200M, No.40 Sqn, RNZAF
NG Models diecast model NG53145 replicates in 1/400 scale the Boeing 757-200M, s/n NZ7571, of No.40 Squadron Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) in the 75th Anniversary of the RNZAF scheme, 2012.
This 757-2K2 (K2 is Boeing customer code for Transavia Airlines) first flew on January 22, 1993, and delivered to Transavia Airlines one month later. Sold to the RNZAF during March 2003 and converted to a Combi variant (757-200m). The aircraft remains in RNZAF service.
The Boeing 757 is an American narrow-body short to medium range, twin-engine airliner, designed and built jointly with the wide-body 767. The maiden flight took place on February 19, 1982, with the first production variant the 757-200 entering service in January 1983 with Eastern Airlines. The stretched 757-300, the longest narrow-body twinjet, commencing service in 1999. The original 757-200 is available in a freighter or passenger-freighter combi models; military derivatives include the C-32 transport. Production ended in 2004, with 1,050 airframes of all variants completed.
The airframes construction is of aluminium alloy, carbon-fibre composite and kevlar. The fuselage is of a semi-monocoque design, with a glass cockpit, low mount cantilever swept-back wing and a conventional single-fin tail. The undercarriage is a retractable tricycle type with the main units mounted in the wing roots retracting inward into the fuselage. The stretched 757-300 has a retractable tailskid. The flight crew consists of two pilots and the passenger cabin seats up to 295 passengers depending on variant.
It is powered by two Rolls-Royce RB211 or Pratt & Whitney PW2000 series turbofans, pylon mount one under each wing. The 757-200 has a cruise speed of 854 km/h (531 mph), a service ceiling of 13,000 m (42,000 ft) and a range of 7,250 km (4,505 mi).