North American X-15 Rocket-Powered Aircraft “NASA – US Air Force” “Smithsonian” Series Diecast Model by Corgi

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Description

  • Brand new diecast model of North American X-15 Rocket-Powered Aircraft “NASA – US Air Force” “Smithsonian” Series die cast model by Corgi.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Includes display stand.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • This model does not have any openings.
  • Manufacturer’s original unopened packaging.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 4.5, Wingspan- 1.75 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.
  • HISTORY ASPECTS:
  • The North American X-15 was a rocket-powered aircraft developed in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s. It was designed to explore the outer limits of manned flight, flying at hypersonic speeds and altitudes reaching the edge of space.
  • The X-15 made a total of 199 flights between 1959 and 1968, setting numerous speed and altitude records. It was used in the development of high-speed flight and astronaut training programs for NASA, as well as for military research.
  • Although the X-15 was not used in any conflicts, its groundbreaking research paved the way for future advancements in aviation and space exploration. It demonstrated the feasibility of manned hypersonic flight and contributed to the development of the Space Shuttle program.
  • The Smithsonian North American X-15 model is a highly detailed replica of this revolutionary aircraft. Its intricate design and realistic finish make it a must-have for aviation and space enthusiasts alike. This finely crafted model is sure to impress anyone who appreciates the history and technology of manned flight and space exploration.
  • Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a passionate aviation enthusiast, the Smithsonian North American X-15 model is the perfect addition to your collection. Order yours today and experience the thrill of owning a piece of aerospace history!

Additional information

Weight 1 kg

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