Fairey Delta FD.2

Scale 1/72

SKU DW72009

Manufacturer Dora Wings

Price: £24.99

1 in stock

1 in stock


Dora Wings 1/72 Fairey Delta FD.2

The Fairey Delta FD.2 was a groundbreaking British aircraft that played a pivotal role in the advancement of aviation technology.

Developed by the Fairey Aviation Company, it was a high-speed research aircraft designed to explore the realm of supersonic flight.

Featuring a unique delta wing configuration and powered by a Rolls-Royce Avon turbojet engine, the FD.2 achieved remarkable speeds, surpassing Mach 2 in level flight and setting multiple world speed records during its testing phase in the 1950s.

Notably, it became the first aircraft to exceed 1,000 miles per hour (1,600 kilometers per hour) in level flight.

The FD.2’s sleek design and innovative engineering laid the groundwork for future supersonic aircraft development, contributing significantly to the evolution of aviation technology and aerodynamic design principles.

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