AF1-0117E Air Force One Lockheed Martin F-22A Tyndalls Raptors 024040 325FW

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AF1-0117E
Air Force One 1/72nd scale
Lockheed Martin F-22A
Tyndalls Raptors
024040
325FW

RRP  £65.00

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Air Force One 1/72nd scale AF1-0117E Lockheed Martin F-22A Tyndalls Raptors 024040 325FW. Available to order at Flying Tigers.

 

The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor is an American single-seat, twin-engine, all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft developed exclusively for the United States Air Force (USAF). The result of the USAF’s Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF) program, the aircraft was designed primarily as an air superiority fighter, but also has ground attack, electronic warfare, and signal intelligence capabilities. The prime contractor, Lockheed Martin, built most of the F-22’s airframe and weapons systems and conducted final assembly, while Boeing provided the wings, aft fuselage, avionics integration, and training systems.

The aircraft was variously designated F-22 and F/A-22 before it formally entered service in December 2005 as the F-22A. Despite its protracted development and various operational issues, USAF officials consider the F-22 a critical component of the service’s tactical air power. Its combination of stealth, aerodynamic performance, and avionics systems enable unprecedented air combat capabilities.

Service officials had originally planned to buy a total of 750 ATFs. In 2009, the program was cut to 187 operational production aircraft due to high costs, a lack of clear air-to-air missions due to delays in Russian and Chinese fighter programs, a ban on exports, and development of the more versatile F-35. The last F-22 was delivered in 2012.

RRP  £65.00

Weight 650 g
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Model Code: AF1-0117E

Model categories:
1/72nd scale Military Jet Aircraft, Air Force 1, Military Aviation