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T-38A Talon, Edward Air Force Base, California, 1961 (1:72) - Preorder item, order now for future delivery

Part Number: HA5403
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Length: 7.75"

Wingspan 4.25"

Prepainted Diecast Metal Model

Collectors item: Not suitable for children under 14

Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA5403
Northrop T-38A Talon "Jackie Cochran"
60-0551, Edward Air Force Base,
California, 1961

1/72 scale pre-finished.
Die-cast metal with a minimum of plastic.
Professionally painted.
All markings are pad applied for superb results.
Crew figure.
Comes with display stand.
Landing gear can be displayed up or down.
Extremely sought after by collectors.

HOBBY MASTER COLLECTOR
The first prototype of what would become the Northrop T-38 Talon and F-5 Freedom Fighters flew on April 10, 1959. The first Talon entered service on March 17, 1961 at Randolph AFB. The USAF and NASA used the Talon to help their pilots maintain their proficiency. NASA especially liked the T-38 for its much lower operating and maintenance costs compared to the F-18 they had tried. Because of the low cost to operate the T-38 the USAF Thunderbirds Demonstration Team used them from 1974 � 1983 during the OPEC oil embargo.

Jacqueline Jackie Cochran was born into poverty but achieved greatness as she grew up. Jackie began air racing in the late 1930s and in June 1941 she was the first woman to fly a bomber across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1943 was appointed to the General Staff of the USAAF to direct the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) program. Jackie was the first woman to break the sound barrier, set distance and altitude records and averaged a speed of 844mph while flying Northrop T-38A Talon 60-0551.
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