Revell 1/48 Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird Model Kit
Model Number: 04967
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The Revell 1/48 Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird from the plastic aircraft model kits range accurately recreates the real life US stealth reconnaissance aircraft. This model requires paint and glue to complete.
The Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" is a long-range, high-altitude, Mach 3+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed and manufactured by the American aerospace company Lockheed Corporation. It was operated by both the United States Air Force and NASA.
After a Soviet surface-to-air missile battery showdown with a USAF U-2 spy plane near the closed city of Sverdlovsk in 1960, the US government realised they needed a reconnaissance plane that could fly even higher – and outrun any missile and fighter launched against it.
The answer was the SR-71 Blackbird. It was closer to a spaceship than an aircraft, made of titanium to withstand the enormous temperatures from flying at 2,200mph (3,540kph). Its futuristic profile made it difficult to detect on radar – even the black paint used, full of radar-absorbing iron, helped hide it.
Model: 04967 Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
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