Model, Missile, Falcon GAR-1

Model, Missile, Falcon GAR-1

     

This is a model of unknown scale of the GAR-1 (also designated the AIM-4), the first in a series of Falcon air-to-air missiles developed by Hughes Aircraft for the U.S. Air Force. It had a range of 5 miles, a maximum speed of Mach 2.8, and a conventional warhead. The missile was deployed for a brief period beginning in 1956. Hughes Aircraft made and donated the model to NASM in 1958.

Gift of Hughes Aircraft

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Hughes Aircraft Co.

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Plastic, paint
Dimensions
Overall: 3 1/8in. x 5 3/8in. x 11in. x 2in. (7.94 x 13.65 x 27.94 x 5.08cm)

This is a model of unknown scale of the GAR-1 (also designated the AIM-4), the first in a series of Falcon air-to-air missiles developed by Hughes Aircraft for the U.S. Air Force. It had a range of 5 miles, a maximum speed of Mach 2.8, and a conventional warhead. The missile was deployed for a brief period beginning in 1956. Hughes Aircraft made and donated the model to NASM in 1958.

Gift of Hughes Aircraft

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Hughes Aircraft Co.

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Plastic, paint
Dimensions
Overall: 3 1/8in. x 5 3/8in. x 11in. x 2in. (7.94 x 13.65 x 27.94 x 5.08cm)

ID: A19580100000