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Tamiya Douglas F4D-1 Skyray 1:72 Scale

Part No:
TAM60741
Brand:
Tamiya
Price: 12.98 (Including VAT)

Approx: 12.44 / US$14.82 Tax Free





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Douglas F4D-1 Skyray 1:72 Scale
Towards the end of World War II, many information about advanced aeronautical technology were captured in Germany by the U.S. Forces. One of them was an analysis of the studies carried out by Dr. Alexander Lippisch on delta winged aircraft. Based upon the information, the Douglas firm developed the F4D Skyray, the only operational interceptor with delta wings in the U.S. Navy. Starting the design in 1947, Douglas was awarded a contract for the construction and testing of two prototypes in December 1948. The first prototype took off on its maiden flight in January 1951. The second prototype flew shortly thereafter, and the airframe set two new world records, absolute speed record of 1,211 km/h and 100km closed course record of 1,171km/h, in October 1953

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