McDonnell RF-101C Voodoo Fighter Aircraft "363rd TRW Operation Sun Run" (1957) United States Air Force "Air Power Series" 1/72 Diecast Model by Hobby Master

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  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of a McDonnell RF-101C Voodoo Fighter Aircraft "363rd TRW, Operation Sun Run" (1957) United States Air Force "Air Power Series" diecast model by Hobby Master.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Includes pilot figure.
  • Has opening canopy.
  • Includes display stand.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Detachable ordnance loads.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 11.5, Wingspan- 6.5 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.
    The RF-101C Voodoo played a significant role in the reconnaissance missions of the 363rd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing (TRW) during Operation Sun Run on November 27th, 1957. Operation Sun Run aimed to assess the Soviet Union's air defense capabilities by conducting high-speed, low-altitude reconnaissance flights along the periphery of Soviet territory. The RF-101C, equipped with cameras and other reconnaissance equipment, provided valuable intelligence on Soviet radar installations and air defense systems.
    During Operation Sun Run, RF-101C Voodoos flew daring missions, skirting the edges of Soviet airspace, capturing crucial imagery for analysis. These reconnaissance efforts were part of the broader Cold War strategy, where intelligence gathering played a pivotal role. The RF-101C demonstrated its versatility, speed, and capability to operate in contested environments, contributing significantly to the United States' strategic reconnaissance efforts during this period.
    With meticulous attention to detail, this 1:72 scale model accurately represents the distinctive features of the RF-101C. Whether for historical enthusiasts or aviation collectors, this replica serves as a reminder of the aircraft's role in Cold War history and its contribution to advancing intelligence capabilities.


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