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F-102 Delta Dagger Model, USAF, 16th FIS - Hobby Master HA3111


F-102 Delta Dagger Model, USAF, 16th FIS - Hobby Master HA3111 - click to enlarge
F-102 Delta Dagger Model, USAF, 16th FIS - Hobby Master HA3111 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA3111
$79.95
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Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Convair F-102A Delta Dagger – 31802, 16th FIS, 51st FIW, USAF, Naha Air Base, Okinawa, 1950s

1:72 Scale.  Length: 11.25".  Wingspan: 6.25"



F-102A Delta Dagger 31802 was a modified JF-102A. In the winter of 1955/1956 the aircraft was at Ladd AFB in Alaska as the Cold Weather Test Airframe. In 1959 it was assigned to the 16th Fighter Interceptor Squadron at Naha Air Base on Okinawa before going to the 317th FIS, 509th FIS, Idaho ANG, 190th FIS and to storage in 1971. In February 1977 the aircraft was scrapped.

The Convair F-102 Delta Dagger was an interceptor aircraft built as part of the backbone of the U.S. Air Force’s air defenses in the late 1950s. Entering service in 1956, its main purpose was to intercept invading Soviet bombers. The F-102 was the first operational supersonic interceptor and Delta-wing fighter of the USAF. It had an internal weapons bay and could carry both guided missiles and rockets.

The official name for the Convair F-102 was "Delta Dagger", but it was commonly referred to as the “Deuce”. The F-102 was used in the Vietnam War for fighter patrols and bomber escort. A total of 889 had been built when production ended in 1958.


Hobby Master offers a wide selection of quality, pre-assembled, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted to a high level of accuracy using specifications of the original aircraft. They are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of an F-102 Delta Dagger features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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