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This medium poly plane is built very near to scale. It is fully textured and has animateable control surfaces including ailerons, rudder and elevators. The canopy can be opened to reveal a good detailed cockpit. This model comes in 11 different formats.
The BD-5 is a series of small, single-seat homebuilt aircraft created in the late 1960s by US aircraft designer Jim Bede and introduced to the market primarily in 'kit' form by the now-defunct Bede Aircraft Corporation. He also decided to create an unconventional variant of the BD-5 with a small jet engine. The result was the sleek BD-5J, a 300 mph (480 km/h) aircraft. Many of these aircraft have since been involved in crashes. The BD-5J has also held the Guinness record for the World's Smallest Jet for more than 25 years.