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Boeing 767-200 Airborne Surveillance Testbed 1/100 Scale

$189.95

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Boeing 767-200 Airborne Surveillance Testbed 1/100 Scale

 

 

Dimensions:

  • WINGSPAN: 19 INCHES;
  • LENGTH: 21.25 INCHES;
  • SCALE 1/100.

 

Airborne Surveillance Testbed – the Airborne Optical Adjunct (AOA) was modified from the prototype 767-200 for a United States Army program, under a contract signed with the Strategic Air Command in July 1984. Intended to evaluate the feasibility of using airborne optical sensors to detect and track hostile intercontinental ballistic missiles, the modified aircraft first flew on August 21, 1987.

Alterations included a large "cupola" or hump on the top of the aircraft from above the cockpit to just behind the trailing edge of the wings, and a pair of ventral fins below the rear fuselage. Inside the cupola was a suite of infrared seekers used for tracking theater ballistic missile launches.[162] The aircraft was later renamed as the Airborne Surveillance Testbed (AST). Following the end of the AST program in 2002, the aircraft was retired for scrapping.

Avid collectors of handcrafted replica should not miss this desktop scale model. With the expert craftsmanship of this desktop replica, you'll surely be proud to bring it home and display on your desk.

 

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Boeing 767-200 Airborne Surveillance Testbed 1/100 Scale

Boeing 767-200 Airborne Surveillance Testbed 1/100 Scale

$189.95