It was also the first aircraft to reach the altitude regarded as the boundary between the earth atmosphere and the outer space.
Knowledge gained during the development of the X-15 and the test flights was substantial for the Apollo programme and aero and space research.
This reissue offers the X-15A-2 as it looked before its final flight when W.J. ‘Pete’ Knight reached the world speed record.
The kit can be built on the transport cart or even put on a stand in a flight configuration with the dummy ram jet under the fin.
The kit contains finely detailed resin parts including the ram jet, photo etches, plastic stand and a decal sheet with markings for the plane wearing the white ablative coating.
- the only X-15A-2 in 1/32 scale
- detail resin parts and etches contained in the kit
- allows display the model either on its transport cart or as in flight on a stand
- only limited number available
Lenght: 510 mm
Wingspan: 240 mm
Manufacturer: Special Hobby
Unassambeled plastic model kit with German and English instructions.
Paint and glue not included!
For skilled modelers.
Contains small parts that can be swallowed, therefore not suitable for ages under 5 and over 90!