YC-14 Paperweight

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C1247
Category: Corporate/Business
Object Type: Promotional Item
Object Name: YC-14 Paperweight
Part No: None
Serial No: None
Manufacturer: Boeing
Division: Unknown
Platform(s): YC-14 
Year of Manufacture: circa 1976
Dimensions:
Width (mm):
50 
Height (mm):
24 
Depth (mm):
52 
Weight (g):
148 
Location: Archive Object Store
Inscription(s):

Boeing - U.S. Air Force
YC-14 Development Team

Notes:

Paperweights were quite common items given as gifts to visitors, customers or suppliers but were usually reserved for important occasions.
A 38mm diameter, red enamel and chrome badge mounted on a white marble base. The wording is; ‘Boeing. US Air Force YC-14 Development Team’. The Boeing YC-14 was a twin-engine short take-off and landing (STOL) tactical military transport aircraft. It was Boeing's entrant into the United States Air Force's Advanced Medium STOL Transport (AMST) competition, which aimed to replace the Lockheed C-130 Hercules as the USAF's standard STOL tactical transport. Although both the YC-14 and the competing McDonnell Douglas YC-15 were successful, neither aircraft entered production.

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