F4D-1 Skyray 60741

F4D-1 Skyray 60741

Brand: Bill and Walt's

This is a 1/72 F4D-1 Skyray Airplane from Tamiya.Nicknamed the "Ford," the Skyray was developed based on research by Dr. Alexander Lippisch during WWII and is the Navy's only operational delta wing interceptor to date.  Over the course of its development and service life during the 1950's, the F4D-1 set several speed r ...Read more

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Description

This is a 1/72 F4D-1 Skyray Airplane from Tamiya.

Nicknamed the "Ford," the Skyray was developed based on research by Dr. Alexander Lippisch during WWII and is the Navy's only operational delta wing interceptor to date.  Over the course of its development and service life during the 1950's, the F4D-1 set several speed records but never saw combat.
Its proposed successor, the F5D, was never produced.

FEATURES: Detailed 1/72nd scale for static display only.
65 parts in light grey and clear with fine recessed panel lines.
Detailed landing gear and enclosed wheel wells.
Cockpit detail: control stick, instrument panel, one piece cockpit tub, seated pilot figure, and 2 piece ejection seat.
Includes 2 drop tanks, 2 Sidewinder missiles, 2 bombs & 2 rocket pods.

MARKING OPTIONS:  One decal sheet with 3 marking options:
1: VF(AW)-3, s/n 139164, A/C #17, U.S. Navy.
2: VMF(AW)-114, s/n 139068, A/C #3, U.S. Marines.
3: VMF(AW)-115, s/n 134895, A/C #16, U.S. Marines.
Airframe Colors:
All: Gull Grey upper surfaces with Gloss white undersides.
Detail Colors:
Flat:
Black, White, Aluminum, Dk Grey, Khaki Drab, Olive Drab, German Grey.
Gloss Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red, Gun Metal, Silver.

REQUIRES: Assembly
Hobby Knife
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Brushes
Sandpaper
Liquid Plastic Cement
White Glue
CA or Tube Type (thick) Plastic Cement
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and Accessories

SPECS: Scale: 1/72
Wingspan: 5-1/2"
Length: 7-1/2"

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