North American T-28A Trojan USAF 1/32 Scale Mahogany Model

$ 142.95

Introducing the ready-built AT28AT Desktop Model. This 1/32 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 15 inches and a length of 12.25 inches. This model features a very accurate paint scheme with realistic panel lines.

The collectible model T-28A Trojan represents the first post-war trainer used by the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy. The T-28A Trojan also saw combat duty as ground attack aircraft. Painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen with a wealth of detail, this T-28A Trojan makes a great gift for any aviation enthusiast or history buff.

The T-28 Trojan first flew in September 1949, and the type stayed in U.S. service for more than 30 years. Powered by a Wright R-1300 radial engine in Air Force service as the T-28A, and a more powerful Wright R-1820 radial in Navy service, the T-28B, the Trojan entered service in 1950.

Designed to replace the aging T-6 Texans, the powerful performance of the T-28 made useful as a ground attack and counter-insurgency aircraft.

The T-28 Trojan was phased out of U.S. Air Force training by the early 1960s, it continued in Navy use until 1984, when it was replaced by the T-34C Turbo Mentor.

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