Fascinations SR-71 Blackbird 3D Laser Cut Metal Model is different from any model you are used to building. This model features amazingly detailed laser etching and is laser cut from a 4" square metal sheet. Being made of shiny metal gives this model a really cool look. The SR-71 Blackbird was a long-range, Mach 3.5+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed by Lockheed and its Skunk Works division.
It was the first aircraft to be constructed mainly of titanium. At full velocity the airplane surface heats up to over 260°C+ (500°F). A total of 3,551 missions were flown and not one Blackbird was lost due to enemy military retaliation. Fascinations 3D Metal Models are Easy To Assemble - Simply pop out the pieces by hand or with the aid of wire cutters, then bend tabs to connect at the attachment points. Simple to follow instructions included.