Aurora's first release of the 727 dated 1962. Joe Kotula did the stunning artwork of the ground crew preparing the short-bodied 727-22 for departure while passengers board via the 'airstair' rear door. The 'Fly UNITED' neon sign beams in the background as another United 727 departs overhead. . The aircraft can be built in gear up or down configuration. Includes complete decals for N7211U as shown on the box top and the clear 'triangle world' display stand.