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Towards the end of World War II, many information about advanced aeronautical technology were captured in Germany by the U.S. Forces. One of them was an analysis of the studies carried out by Dr. Alexander Lippisch on delta winged aircraft. Based upon the information, the Douglas firm developed the F4D Skyray, the only operational interceptor with delta wings in the U.S. Navy. Starting the design in 1947, Douglas was awarded a contract for the construction and testing of two prototypes in December 1948. The first prototype took off on its maiden flight in January 1951. The second prototype flew shortly thereafter and the airframe set two new world records, absolute speed record of 1,211 km/h and 100km closed course record of 1,171km/h, in October 1953...

DOUGLAS F4D-1 SKYRAY by TAMIYA in 72nd scale.
Great kit, very easy to build with nice markings for three aircraft OOB.

Highly Recommended!

For more details about the Tamiya kit, tools and paints from this video and please visit

Btw, the price of my sample in a local store was 20Euros.
All the paints are listed in the instruction of this kit.

Airbrush used in this video:
MR.PROCONBOY WA PLATINUM 0,3mm, Version.2 (PS289)
I would certainly recommend this airbrush to anyone who is starting into the hobby.

Air Compressor used in this video:
SPARMAX Arism Viz Air Compressor with Silver Bulit.
You can visit SPARMAX (North America).
or SPARMAX (Europe).

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Thanks for watching!
All the best!

I am not being paid to promote this kit, paints, tools and to make this video! Thanks!

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