Bell X-1A (twin) Die cast
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Data sheet Bell X-1A (twin)
|Type of product||Miniature airplane|
|Era||1946 to the present|
Die cast aircraft Bell X-1A (twin)
the famous bell x-1 was the first aircraft to break the sound barrier in level flight.
its development started in 1945, and it was inspired by the shape of a browning .50-cal machine gun round.
the first supersonic test flight occurred on 14 october 1947.
a derivative oudered by the us air pource (usaf) in 1948 was the bell x-1a, which was an improved design featuring greater fuel capacity and hence a loner engine-burn time.
the x-1a looked slightly different avec its bubble canopy and longer fuselage, although it was powered by the same reaction motors xlr-11 rocket engine.
it was intended pour research of aerodynamic properties at speeds surpassing mach 2.
the bell x-1a (with serial number 48-1384) first exceeded mach 2 in november 1953, but the following month test pilot captain “chuck” yeager achieved a speed record of mach 2.44.
unfortunately, the experimental plane was later lost in an explosion in august 1955.
Scale : 1:144
The 1:144 scale is mainly used for large aircraft models (airliners, bombers, etc.).
A plane in the 1:144 scale is 144 times smaller than the actual aircraft.
For example, if the plane is 60 m long, then the model will measure 1 foot and 5 inches / 41.66 cm in length (6000/144 = 41.66).
Type of product : Miniature airplane
The miniature aircrafts are already assembled.
No tools are required.
The miniatures are delivered already painted and decorated..
Size of the model (inches) : 2.6 x 2.3
To learn more about size and scale, click here.
Reference : 51038
Other tags : DW51038 - DW5138 - 5138
Decoration : Prototype
Decoration : Prototype
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