Rare Original Republic Usaf Xf-91 Thunderceptor Metal Jet Plane Promo Model 1949
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Rare Original Republic Usaf Xf-91 Thunderceptor Metal Jet Plane Promo Model 1949:
Ultra rare promo desk top metal model of Republic's USAF prototype XF-91 Thunderceptor. Only two of this mixed propulsion fighter aircraft were ever built. First test flight was 9 May 1949. This was the first US Fighter Jet to reach Mach 1. Used jet propulsion and 4 after burner rockets to reach flight speed. This is about as rare a USAF promo model as you will find. It is made of metal alloy. Appears complete but two side fuselage decals are worn off. Easy fix. Measures 9" long. Republic XF-91 decal on base. All original as found at Long Island, New York estate of retired employee of Republic Aviation. Centerpiece collection item. We start all our sales at $9.99 so all can get a shot at offerding. Good luck!! Shipping may vary by final destination, so please wait for invoice to pay.