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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Mitsubishi F-1 – 90-8227, 6th Squadron, Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF)
1:72 Scale. Length: 7". Wingspan: 5.5"
Limited production of approximately 800 models worldwide
The Mitsubishi F-1 was the first Japanese developed and built supersonic military jet. In 1978 the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) began to replace their aging F-86 with the first of 77 Mitsubishi F-1. In 1981 the 6th Squadron (Hikotai) became the third unit to be outfitted with the aircraft. The F-1 was utilized until 2006 when it was replaced by the Mitsubishi F-2. When F-1 No. 90-8227 was retired it was sent to the JASDF Air Park at the Hamamatsu AB in Shizuoka Prefecture where it is an indoor display.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
Box with F-1 artwork
The Mitsubishi F-1 is a single-seat attack aircraft that evolved from the Mitsubishi T-2 supersonic jet trainer. Its primary task in the Japanese Self Defense Force is anti-shipping with an air-to-air capability. The F-1 entered service in 1978 and production ended in March 1987. A total of 160 aircraft were planned, but only 77 were built. The F-1 had several upgrades to extend its service life. The F-1 has slowly been replaced by the F-2 and upgraded F-4EJ "Kai" Phantom II's.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14