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ITA1421 1:72 Italeri X-47B Unmanned Combat Aircraft System
ITA1421 1:72 Italeri X-47B Unmanned Combat Aircraft System


 
MSRP $51.00
Our Price: $40.99
Savings: $10.01
Scale: 1/72

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Product Code: ITA1421
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The Northrop Grumman X-47B is an demonstration unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) expressly designed and developed to operate from the flight decks of the US Navy aircraft carriers. The X-47B flew for the first time in 2011 and has performed, in the following years, several operational tests completed in 2015. The X-47B was used in the test cycles on board the U.S.S aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) and it performed take-off, landing, air-refueling duties. To optimize the on board capability the X-47B is equipped with folding wings in order to minimize the space on the over crowded flight decks of the aircraft carriers. It is equipped with a Pratt & Whitney turbofan engine that guarantees subsonic performance and in its two loading bays it can provide an offensive load of over 2,000 kg.