McDonnell F-101 Voodoo 1/72 Scale Diecast Metal Airplane by Hobby Master

$ 94.99

1:72 Scale  Metal Diecast - McDonnell F-101 Voodoo – Length: 11"  Wingspan: 6.5”

 

This model of the Voodoo at 1/72 scale is quite interesting because of its quite large. The color and the markings are quite colorful and really give nice definition to the model.

 

The cockpit is very detailed and one can see that the instrument panel is painted with different colors. The canopy is hinged so it can be opened and closed. The model includes two pilot/crew figures.

 

This model comes with two optional fuselage fuel tanks. Moreover weapons section just below the cockpit is very interesting weapons pallet that can rotate showing two different sets of weapons. On one side the model shows a pair of Genie nuclear rockets and on the other a pair of Falcon rockets

 

This is really a "no-play" model or a "display-only" model. It is mostly metal and very heavy. It also has a number of antennas which look great but are very fragile. If you have small kids that like to play with your models, save yourself some frustration (and money) and wait till later to get a model like this one. The box is labeled as not suitable for children under 14.

The box measures 11.25 inches by 11.25 inches by 4.25 inches.

The McDonnell F-101 Voodoo was a supersonic jet fighter which served the United States Air Force(USAF) and the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). Initially designed by McDonnell Aircraft as a long-range bomber escort (known as a penetration fighter) for the Strategic Air Command (SAC), the Voodoo was instead developed as a nuclear-armed fighter-bomber for the Tactical Air Command(TAC), and as a photo reconnaissance aircraft based on the same airframe.

An F-101A set a number of world speed records for jet powered aircraft, including fastest airspeed, attaining 1,207.6 miles (1,943.4 km) per hour on December 12, 1957.[3]

Extensively modified versions were produced as an all-weather interceptor aircraft, serving with the Air Defense Command, later renamed the Aerospace Defense Command (ADC), the Air National Guard, the Royal Canadian Air Force and the unified Canadian Forces after 1968.