Tailwinds presents the B-52H Stratofortress. This replica wood scale model of the USAF jet powered strategic bomber was nicknamed the BUFF (big ugly fat fellow). Produced by Boeing this is a large aircraft with a length of 159 ft. 4in. and a take-off weight of 488,000 lbs. The B-52 was manufactured from 1952-1962 and 102 “H” airplanes were made.
Our B-52H Stratofortress USAF Model Airplane is crafted and arrives fully assembled and includes a wood desk stand. This authentic, extraordinary replica of the original aircraft was faithfully reproduced with kiln dried Philippine mahogany wood. Each model is meticulously carved, joined and then sanded by hand following the exact blueprint details of the original aircraft. The deep, rich finish is created when up to 35 layers of enamels are applied with the artist hand painting the details. The result is a handsome, wood sculpture to be admired, enjoyed and displayed with pride.