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F-102A Delta Dagger Model, 179th FIS - Hobby Master HA3116

F-102A Delta Dagger Model, 179th FIS - Hobby Master HA3116 - click to enlarge
F-102A Delta Dagger Model, 179th FIS - Hobby Master HA3116 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA3116
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

Convair F-102A Delta Dagger – #56-1488, 179th FIS “Bulldogs”, 148th FG, Minnesota ANG, 1966 (case XX wing)

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

Limited production of approximately 400 models

In 1966 the Minnesota ANG 179th FIS “Bulldogs” / 148th FG re-equipped with the F-102 Delta Dagger. In 1970 they won the “William Tell” weaponry competition earning them the nickname “The Aces of Deuces”. F-102A 56-1488 was first delivered to the 438th FIS and spent time with the 59th FIS and in 1970 moved to the Minnesota ANG 179th FIS. In April 1971 the aircraft was put in storage at AMARC and in 1980 was converted to PQM-102B as “802”

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 is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, diecast models. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of an F-102 Delta Dagger features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed graphics
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with opening front cover panel

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years

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