X-15 Experimental Aircraft. Revell Model Kit 85-5247
X-15 Experimental Aircraft. Revell Model Kit 85-52471:72 Scale. Original shrink-wrap / the box is a little dented.
- - - The North American X-15 was a rocket-powered aircraft operated by the United States Air Force and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as part of the X-plane series of experimental aircraft. The X-15 set speed and altitude records in the 1960s, reaching the edge of outer space and returning with valuable data used in aircraft and spacecraft design. As of 2015, the X-15 holds the official world record for the highest speed ever reached by a manned, powered aircraft. Its maximum speed was 4,520 miles per hour (7,274 km/h), or Mach 6.72.