WTD 61 Tornado IDS 45+03 special paint „50 Years WTD 61“

Product information "WTD 61 Tornado IDS 45+03 special paint „50 Years WTD 61“"

High value 250 g/m2 silky luster paper poster at the size of DIN A3 (420x297 mm, 16 1/2 x 11 3/4'', DIN A2 and DIN A1 optional) with aircraft scheme and textual descriptions. All texts in german. DIN A2 and DIN A1 versions are optional, and will be printed after reception of the order which means a delay of ca. 1 week for the shipping.

Background Story

September 15 2007 the technical test facillity WTD 61 from Manching, Southern Germany, celebrated its 50th birthday with a big open door day and flight show. This facillity bears responsibility that for the benefit of flying crews and the population only capable and safe flying equipment is introduced into the german armed forces. Furhteron WTD 61 takes care for the qualification of newly introduced equipment into operational flying platforms. The home of the facillity is the airfield Ingolstadt-Manching which actually belongs to it and which is shared with the EADS company. It has got 2 operational runways. In stock of WTD 61 are all kinds of transport and fighter aircraft as well as helicopters which serve as testplatforms and which are equipped with extensive special electronic equipment to conduct testflights and trial campains.
For this special event "50 years WTD 61 - 50 years flight test" the facillity painted two of their jets, a F-4F Phantom II and a TORNADO IDS with a spectacular orange special paint. Additionally all kinds of math formulas belonging to flightphysics are spread all over the fuselage.