Model Airplanes – This MQ-1 Predator Model Aircraft is a scale model of the original MQ-1 Predator USAF unmanned aerial vehicle. The MQ-1 Predator Model Aircraft is made from wood and is an impressive aviation gift. Our MQ-1 Predator model aircraft arrives fully assembled and includes a display stand.
The MQ-1 Predator is an unmanned aerial vehicle for reconnaissance role. The MQ-1 Predator was developed as an Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration (ACTD) program and has participated in various training exercises, deployments and other operational deployments. In October 2001, the MQ-1 was deployed to Afghanistan, providing intelligence and a strike capability in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Predator participated in Roving Sands 1995, an annual exercise held in the southwestern United States and it played a substantial role during its deployment to the European theater in the summer of 1995. Since 1995, MQ-1s have been operational in Bosnia for its intelligence gathering capabilities and it served in over 600 missions.
This authentic, extraordinary replica of the original aircraft has been faithfully reproduced with kiln dried Philippine mahogany wood. Each model is meticulously carved, hand sanded and painted following exact blueprint details of the original aircraft. The result is a handsome, wood airplane sculpture to be admired and enjoyed.