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Monogram® 1/48 F-80 Shooting Star™ Plastic Model Kit
Product ID: 85-5311
Skill Level 2
Length: 8 3/4"
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. Detailed landing gear, removable panel for machine gun bay and tail section removes to show turbojet engine. Open or closed canopy with detailed cockpit and pilot plus optional pylon mounted wing tanks or bombs. Decals for "Lid-Do-Bee", F-80C-1-LO 49-610 Pilot, Lt. Col. Oliver Cellini 25th FIS, 51st FIW, October, 1950 or F-80C-1-LO 49-481 Acrojets Demonstration Team, Williams AFB, Arizona,1949. Molded in light gray and clear.
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