Boeing RC-135U Combat Sent CFM 1/100 Scale Mahogany Model
Introducing the pre-built Boeing CK135UT mahogany model. This 1/100 scale model was handmade with precision and accuracy to produce the finest model that will be the centerpiece of your collection for years to come. This model is a perfect gift for pilots and aviation enthusiasts alike. Not too big or too small, this model features a wingspan of 16.25 inches and a length of 17 inches. This model features a very accurate paint scheme with realistic panel lines.
About this Model:
Your model will be delivered exactly as shown in the photographs with the exact same paint scheme. The stand shown in this photograph may vary or change with the model you receive. If you would like to change this model in any other way, please visit the Custom Model section of our website to commission a customized model to be built.
History of the RC-135U:
The RC-135 is a reconnaissance aircraft used to support theater and national level consumers with near real-time on-scene intelligence collection, analysis and dissemination capabilities.
The RC-135 is an extensively modified C-135, allowing the mission crews to detect, identify and geolocate signals throughout the electromagnetic spectrum. The current fleet of the RC-135 was initially employed by Strategic Air Command, satisfying nationally tasked reconnaissance requirements.
The RC-135U Combat Sent is a reconnaissance aircraft used by the United States Air Force and was designed to collect technical intelligence on adversary systems. Currently, only two Combat Sents in the USAF, both based at Offutt AFB, Nebraska under the 55th Wing.
The RC-135 participated in every armed conflict which involves U.S. assets during its tenure. The aircraft supported operations in Vietnam, the Mediterranean for Operation El Dorado Canyon, Grenada for Operation Urgent Fury, Operation Just Cause, Operations Deliberate Force and Allied Force and Southwest Asia for Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. All RC-135s are assigned to Air Command and is permanently based at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. The RC-135 is operated by the 55th Wing using various forward operating locations worldwide.