Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA3714 McDonnell RF-101B Voodoo USAF 192nd TRS NV ANG, #59-0402, Hubbard Field, NV, 1972, 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 6.75" Wingspan, 11.25" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The McDonnell F-101 Voodoo (nicknamed One-oh-Wonder") first flew in September 1954 with the first production F-101A making its first operational flight in May 1957. In September 1957 the F-101C became operational followed by the F-101B in January 1959. When production ended McDonnell had built 785 Voodoos, 480 of them were the two-seat all-weather interceptor F-101Bs. The RF-101 reconnaissance version was the world’s first supersonic photo-recon aircraft. The only major foreign operator of the Voodoo was the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) that acquired 56 CF-101B and 10 CF-101F. Primary Role: Fighter Aircraft.
In 1961 Canada began to receive the first of fifty six F-101Bs purchased from the U.S.. One of the aircraft was U.S. 59-0402, 170402 in Canada. Between 1970 and 1972 Canada traded in the original aircraft for sixty six newer F-101Bs. From September 1971 until January 1972 twenty of the returned aircraft were converted to RF-101Bs. In 1971 59-0402 was retired and converted and returned to service as an RF-101B. In 1973 59-0402 went to the Nevada ANG 192nd TRS and June 1976 went to AMARC and then sold in 1980 for scrap.
|Stock Status:||IN STOCK|
|Size:||6.75" Wingspan, 11.25" Long|
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