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Herpa 1:200 Wings 555739
Boeing B-52H Stratofortress Diecast Model
USAF 5th BW, 23rd BS Bomber Barons, #60-0005 War Birds, Minot AFB, ND

Limited Edition

1:200 Scale   Length   Width
Boeing B-52H Stratofortress   9.75"   11"

Part of the approximately 70 B-52s still active today operate from Minot Air Base in North Dakota as part of the 23rd Bomb Squadron, the "Bomber Barons". 60-0005, nicknamed "War Birds" is the aircraft of the Wing Commander.

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Designed to meet an Air Materiel Command requirement for a long-range, strategic bomber, the B-52 Stratofortress was first flown on April 15, 1952. First envisioned as a straight wing, six turboprop aircraft, the B-52 underwent a number of design changes before becoming the swept-wing, eight turbojet aircraft it is today. Originally built for Cold War era "deterrence" missions, this aircraft is capable of carrying nuclear weapons but in actual combat has only dropped conventional munitions. Its long service career has included Vietnam, the Persian Gulf and Afghanistan and Iraq, and it is expected to continue serving until at least 2040.

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Herpa 1:200 Wings

The Herpa "1:200 Wings" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of civilian and military aircraft in 1:200 scale.

Herpa "1:200 Wings" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Permanently extended landing gear with non-rotating wheels.
  • Some releases feature interchangeable open/closed canopies.
  • Authentic fixed ordnance loads.
  • Accurately detailed underside with concealed screwheads.

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