Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA3714
McDonnell RF-101B "Recon Voodoo"
59-0402, 192 TRS, late 1972
True 1/72 scale.

Professionally painted.

Great attention to detail.

All markings are Tampoed (pad applied).

Option to display the model on a stand that is provided.

Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions.

Canopy can be displayed open or closed.

Pilot figure included.

Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic.

Highly collectable.
The McDonnell F-101 Voodoo (nicknamed One-oh-Wonder") first flew in September 1954
with the first production F-101A making its first operational flight in May 1957. In September
1957 the F-101C became operational followed by the F-101B in January 1959. When
production ended 807 Voodoos had been created, 480 of them were the two-seat all-
weather interceptor F-101Bs. The RF-101 reconnaissance version was the world’s first
supersonic photo-recon aircraft. The only major foreign operator of the Voodoo was the
Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) that acquired 56 CF-101B and 10 CF-101F.


In 1961 Canada began to receive the first of fifty six F-101Bs purchased from the U.S.. One
of the aircraft was U.S. 59-0402, 170402 in Canada. Between 1970 and 1972 Canada
traded in the original aircraft for sixty six newer F-101Bs. From September 1971 until
January 1972 twenty of the returned aircraft were converted to RF-101Bs. In 1971 59-0402
was retired and converted and returned to service as an RF-101B. In 1973 59-0402 went to
the Nevada ANG 192nd TRS and June 1976 went to AMARC and then sold in 1980 for
scrap.

Specification for the RF-101B
Aircraft Modified – 22
Dimensions
Length – 67 ft 5 ins
Wingspan – 39 ft 8 ins
Height – 18 ft
Wing Area – 368 sq. ft

Performance
Engines – 2 X Pratt & Whitney J-75-P-55 turbojets producing 11,900 lb.s.t. dry or 16,900 lb.
s.t with afterburners
Fuel
Maximum Internal – 5 X internal fuel cells containing 2,053 US gallons
Maximum External – 2 X 450 US gallon drop tanks under fuselage
Total Maximum Fuel – 2,953 US gallons
Maximum Speed – 1,134 mph @ 35,000 ft   (Mach 1.72)
Initial Climb Rate – 49,200 ft/min
Service Ceiling – 58,400 ft
Combat Ceiling – 51,000 ft
Normal Range – 1,520 miles
Maximum Range – 1,930 miles

Weights
Empty – 28,970 lbs
Gross – 45,664 lbs
Combat – 40,853 lbs
Maximum Takeoff – 52,400 lbs

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