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F-22A Raptor Die Cast Model Rapter 01, AF 91-4001 "Spirit of America" (1:72)
Item # HA2811B
 F-22A Raptor Die Cast Model Rapter 01, AF 91-4001 "Spirit of America" (1:72)
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Length 10.33"
Wingspan 7.33"

Prepainted Diecast Metal Model

Collectors item: Not suitable for children under 14

Retail: $132.95
Sale Price: $119.95
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    Description

    Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
    HA2811
    Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor
    BuNo. 91-001, "Spirit of America"

    The USAF developed a requirement for a new air superiority fighter to replace the F-15 Eagle. Two proposals were submitted with the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor being selected as the new Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF). The aircraft is constructed using 39 percent titanium, 24 percent composite material, 16 percent aluminum and 1 percent thermoplastic by weight. All these components contribute to the F-22 being a light weight, extremely maneuverable, extremely fast aircraft that uses stealth technology. The F-22 is also capable of ground attack, electronic warfare and signals intelligence.

    In 1986 Northrop and Lockheed Martin were each awarded a demonstration and concept validation contract. The Lockheed YF-22 won over Northrop's YF-23. The YF-22 first flew on September 29, 1990 with the flight of the first production F-22 "Raptor" taking place on September 7, 1997. This aircraft was number 91-4001 with a serial of 91-001 and named "Spirit of America". In October 1997 91-001 went to Edwards AFB in California for testing. What started with 91-001 will end in 2013 when the last planned 438th F-22 is delivered.

    Die-cast metal.
    Superb detailing in 1/72 scale.
    Pre-painted with pad applied markings.
    Fully assembled.
    Weapons that are not permanently attached.
    Display stand included.
    Option to display model with wheels up or down.
    Minimum use of plastic.
    Pilot figure