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F8F-1 Bearcat (1/37 Scale)
F8F-1 Bearcat (1/37 Scale) Sale Price: $111.95
Retail: $139.95
Availability: Back Ordered, restock date unknown
Item #: NC10287 -

    Using the lightest and smallest airframe possible at the time, the F8F-1 Bearcat is definitely a naval fighter aircraft built for speed. This Grumman aircraft is the last piston-engine, carrier-based fighter plane designed as an interceptor aircraft. It featured an all-bubble canopy, giving the pilot 360-degree visibility, and was 20% lighter than its predecessor, providing a 30% higher rate of climb. The F8F-1 Bearcat naval fighter aircraft equipped 24 fighter squadrons of the US Navy after...

    X-2 Starbuster (1/37 Scale)
    X-2 Starbuster (1/37 Scale) Sale Price: $111.95
    Retail: $139.95
    Availability: Normally Stocked
    Item #: NC09133 -

      The Bell X-2 was a research aircraft made specifically for exploring Mach 2 and 3 flight characteristics. Also called Starbuster (albeit seldom), this joint project of the United States Air Force and National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics was developed for seeking ways in improving speed and altitude of the X-1 series. Powered by a single rocket-type engine and manned by a single crew, the Starbuster�s development was rather a lengthy one since the technology needed to make the X-2 happen...