B-45 TornadoItem Number: 493
B-45 Tornado airplane model. The North American B-45 Tornado was the United States Air Force's first operational jet bomber, and the first jet aircraft to be refuelled in the air. The B-45 was an important part of the United States's nuclear deterrent for several years in the early 1950s, but was rapidly succeeded by the Boeing B-47 Stratojet. B-45s and RB-45s served in the United States Air Force's Strategic Air Command from 1950 until 1959.
Mahogany Wood. Scale: 1/72. Wingspan 16 inches, Length 13 inches.