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.: 02839Item Name: F-100D Super SabreScale: 1:48Item Type: Static AircraftModel Brief: L/344mm, W/247mmTotal Parts: 168 pcsMetal Parts: n/aPhoto Etched Parts: n/aFilm Parts: n/aResin Parts: n/aTotal Sprues: 8 spruesPaint Schemes: 1. F-100D, 55-3668, 55th TFS, 20th TFW, Base at Wrthersfield Air Base. 1959; 2. F-100D, 55-3634, 308th TFS, 31st TFW, Tuy Hoa Base, Vietnam,1970.Released Date: 2010-01More Features:Kit consists of 159 parts in grey plastic, 9 clear plastic parts for canopy, fuselage and wing moulded w/authentic details.