|Object Type:||Promotional Item|
|Object Name:||YC-14 Paperweight|
|Year of Manufacture:||circa 1976|
|Location:||Main Object Store|
Boeing - U.S. Air Force
YC-14 Development Team
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.