Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model
McDonnell CF-101B Voodoo – No. 409 "Night Hawk" Squadron, Canadian Air Force (CAF), 1982
1:72 Scale. Length: 11.25". Wingspan: 6.6"
Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide
The No. 409 Squadron was formed at RAF Digby in 1941. The unit was disbanded after WWII but re-established in 1954 at RCAF Comox British Columbia, providing air defense for NORAD’s west coast. Originally equipped with the CF-100, the CF-101 arrived in 1962. Canada originally received 56 CF-101B’s with serials that began with 17. In 1970 and 1971 46 CF-101 Voodoos were traded for 56 modernized F-101Bs and 10 F-101Fs.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antenna
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
The McDonnell F-101 Voodoo made its first flight in September of 1954 with the first production F-101A making its first operational flight in May 1957. In September 1957 the F-101C became operational followed by the F-101B in January 1959. When production ended McDonnell had built 785 Voodoos, 480 of them were the two-seat all-weather interceptor F-101Bs. The RF-101 was the world’s first supersonic photo-reconnaissance aircraft. The only major foreign operator of the Voodoo was the Royal Canadian Air Force that acquired 56 CF-101B and 10 CF-101F
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years