North American F-100D Super Sabre – Triple Zilch, 20th TFW, USAF, Wethersfield UK 1957
Hobby Master 1/72 scale HA2103: F-100D Super Sabre 56-3000, “Triple Zilch” in the fabulous livery of the 20th Tactical Fighter Wing USAF, based at RAF Wethersfield, UK in 1957. Finished in superb natural metal, this is a fabulous model to add to your collection with exquisite panel lines. Comes complete with optional undercarriage and canopy positions plus display stand. Production run of 2,000 models, of which only a few hundred have been imported to the UK. Hard to find
Length 7.75 inches Wingspan 6.5 inches
The North American F-100 Super Sabre served the USAF from 1954 to 1971 and the ANG until 1979. The F-100 commonly referred to as the “Hun”, a shortened version of “one hundred” was the first US fighter capable of attaining supersonic speed in level flight. The Hun was used extensively as close-air-support in South Vietnam.