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F-16CJ Fighting Falcon, USAF, 14th FS - Hobby Master HA3824

F-16CJ Fighting Falcon, USAF, 14th FS - Hobby Master HA3824 - click to enlarge
F-16CJ Fighting Falcon, USAF, 14th FS - Hobby Master HA3824 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA3824
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Lockheed Martin F-16 CJ Fighting Falcon – 90-0825, 14th FS, 35th FW, USAF, Misawa Air Base, Japan, February 2013

1:72 Scale.  Length: 8.25".  Wingspan: 5.5"

Beginning as the 14th Reconnaissance Squadron in 1942, it was deactivated after World War II and re-activated in October 1966 as the 14th TRS equipped with RF-4C Phantom II’s based out of Udorn RTAFB in Thailand until it was inactivated again in 1975. Twelve years later, in January 1987, the 14th TRS “Fightin’ Samurai” was re-activated in Misawa, Japan and equipped with the Lockheed F-16C Fighting Falcon. In 1994, the 14th TRS began flying the F-16CJ and changed its tail code in 1996 from MJ to WW. In March of 2003 the 14th TRS took part in “Operation Iraqi Freedom” and flew the first non-stealth aircraft over Baghdad, firing the first HARM of the war.

The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine fighter aircraft built by General Dynamics, that later became Lockheed Martin. Originally designed as an air superiority day fighter, it evolved into a successful all-weather multi-role aircraft that can perform various kinds of missions. First flown on January 20, 1974, the F-16 entered operational service with the USAF in January of 1979. It has an internal M61 Vulcan 20mm cannon and multiple locations for mounting missiles, bombs and other mission equipment. Although it is no longer being purchased by the USAF, improved versions of the F-16 are still being produced for export customers. Over 4,500 F-16s have been built for the U.S. Air Force and the air forces of twenty-five other nations.

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-16CJ Fighting Falcon features:

  • Realistic panel lines
  • Opening cockpit canopy
  • Removable pilot figure
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Detachable weapons and external fuel tanks
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Stand for 'in-flight' display

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft

    This item is not suitable for children under the age of 14

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