Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model
McDonnell F-101 B Voodoo – 50-80308 “World Champs 65”, 62nd FIS, 56th FW, USAF, KI Sawyer AFB, Michigan, 1965
1:72 Scale. Length: 11.25". Wingspan: 6.6"
Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide
McDonnell F-101B-110-MC s/n 58-0308 served with the 62nd FIS, 56th FW at K.I. Sawyer AFB Michigan between 1959 and April 1971. While at K.I. Sawyer AFB the 62nd FIS earned several awards including "World Champions" at the 1965 William Tell Competition held at Tyndall AFB Florida, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award 1967-1969, the Air Force Flying Safety Award 1967 and the Air Defense Command "A" Award for "meritorious achievement" 1968. The aircraft on display at Sawyer actually is 58-0291 painted to look like 58-0308.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