Republic Airlines was created by the 1979 merger of Southern Airways and North Central Airlines. Following the 1980 buyout of Hughes Airwest, Republic became the world’s largest operator of the DC-9. Part of this fleet were 31 of the short-bodied DC-9-14/-15s. Our decal depicts the Republic DC-9-14/-15 fleet in this attractive turquoise scheme. Our latest Next Generation DIGITAL Silk decal is available in 1:144, 1:120, 1:200 and 1:72 scales, click on either image to be linked into our secure store site. Also look for follow up sets for the DC-9-15RC and hybrid Republic/Northwest schemes for the Baby Nine.