This Northrop B-2 "Spirit" U.S. Air Force aircraft model is in 1:100 scale. This spectacular model has a wingspan of 20 1/2" and is 8" in length. The B-2 Spirit aircraft began as a black project identified as High Altitude Penetrating Bomber. Then it became the Advanced Technology Bomber, utilizing the code Senior Cejay. Afterwards, it became the B-2 Spirit. In 1980ís, 23 billion dollars were spent secretly for studies and advancement of the aircraft. In 1985, the aircraft became a low altitude bomber from a high altitude bomber, which they spent an extra cost for.
The B-2 was in service in three operations. Its first appearance was in the Kosovo War in 1999. It first brought the satellite guided JDAM in operations. Because of that, it was used in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and in Operation Iraqi Freedom. The B-2 is extremely computerized. And unlike those single seat fighter aircrafts, a crew can sleep inside a B-2, set his meals or use a toilet.
The B-2 Spirit is a stealth heavy bomber and has the ability of organizing both nuclear and conventional armaments. It is privately operated by the United States Air Force. Its advancement was a highlight in the upgrading program of the United States Department of Defense. The B-2 aircrafts 2nd generation stealth technology was to assist the aircraft's penetration function to go on tremendous anti-aircraft protection.
Working from exact aircraft blueprints, this beautiful replica model is hand sculptured by master craftsmen using top quality epoxy resin. Each model passes through several stages of sanding and priming before talented artists apply paint and detail. Extreme care is made to apply historically accurate aircraft markings and emblems. Before completion, each model receives several coats of clear lacquer to create not only a spectacular work of aviation art, but to insure each model will be a lasting addition to any airline or aircraft model collection.
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