1:72 SR-71A Blackbird U.S.A.F 9th SRW 61-7972 1990 SKUNK WORK Century Wings CW01631
The "Century Wings" range presents highly-detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft. Limited edition 700 pcess CW001631
This very Blackbird is on display at the Smithsonian Air and Space museum and accrued about 2,800 hours of flight time during 24 years of active service with the U.S. Air Force. On its last flight, March 6, 1990, Lt. Col. Ed Yielding and Lt. Col. Joseph Vida set a speed record by flying from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., in 1 hour, 4 minutes, and 20 seconds, averaging 3,418 kilometers (2,124 miles) per hour. At the flight's conclusion, they landed at Washington-Dulles International Airport and turned the airplane over to the Smithsonian.