The F-100 was the USAF first supersonic fighter. It made its initial flight on May 25, 1953, and the first production aircraft was completed in October 1953. The Super Sabre became the first fighter to attain level flight supersonic speed, doing so during its maiden flight Oct. 29, 1953. The F-100 became operational in Sept. 1954. North American built 2,294 F-100s before production ended in 1959.The F-100D was a version of F-100 family, she benefitted from a number of improvements, including increased wing and vertical tail area, additional electronic equipment, autopilot, provision for "Buddy" tanker refueling equipment, two 450 gallon external tanks, and inboard landing flaps.
Item No 02822
Item Name F-100D in Thunderbirds livery
Bar Code 9580208028224
Item Type Static Aircraft
Model Brief Length: 344mm Width: 247mm
Total Parts 168pcs
Metal Parts n/a
Photo Etched Parts n/a
Film Parts n/a
Resin Parts n/a
Total Sprues 8 sprues
Paint Schemes F-100D in Thunderbirds livery
Released Date 2010-08
More Features " The kit consists of 159 parts in grey plastic, 9 clear plastic parts for canopy
fuselage&wing moulded w/authentic details"