Plastic model kit.
Requires assembly & painting
Glue & paint not included
|- Detailed landing gear|
- Removable panel for machine gun bay
- Tail section removes to show turbojet engine
- Open or closed canopy
- Detailed cockpit and pilot
- Optional pylon mounted wing tanks or bombs
- Decals for 2 aircraft:
"Lid-Do-Bee", F-80C-1-LO 49-610 Pilot, Lt. Col. Oliver Cellini 25th FIS, 51st FIW, October, 1950
F-80C-1-LO 49-481 Acrojets Demonstration Team, Williams AFB, Arizona,1949
The Lockheed F-80 Shooting Star was the first turbojet fighter accepted to serve in operational strength with the U.S. Air Force. The F-80 was not only elegant, but extremely fast as well, with its Allison J-33 gas turbine engine it was capable of reaching speeds in excess of 550 miles per hour.