|SR-71: The Complete Illustrated History of the Blackbird |
The World's Highest, Fastest Plane
Graham. Written by a former SR-71 pilot, this comprehensive book examines the Lockheed SR-71, an advanced, long-range, Mach 3+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft designed during the Cold War. You'll learn about the development, manufacture, modification, and service of this incredible spy plane that, for three decades, was nearly untouchable against enemy countermeasures. 192 pages, 200+ photographs, 8½"x 10¾", hardcover.
|P-39 Airacobra 1/72 Die Cast Model|
Lt. Zed Fountain, 67th Fighter Squadron, 58th Pursuit Group
Designed around a 37mm cannon that fired through the center of the propeller hub, the P-39 had its engine moved back to the middle of the fuselage, behind the pilot.
Number 33 in the Oxford Diecast series of 1/72 scale, die cast warplanes, this model of "Whistlin' Britches," a P-39 flown by Lt. Zed Fountain of the 67th Fighter Squadron, 58th Pursuit Group, stationed in New Caledonia in May, 1942, features engraved panel lines, a detailed cockpit with a glazed canopy, wing-mounted machine guns, and a two-tone camouflage scheme with authentic markings, including "shark's mouth" nose art. Measures 5" long with a 5½" wingspan and arrives ready to display on the included stand that identifies the plane and pilot.
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