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F-16AM Fighting Falcon Model, Belgian Air Force - Hobby Master HA3879

F-16AM Fighting Falcon Model, Belgian Air Force - Hobby Master HA3879 - click to enlarge
F-16AM Fighting Falcon Model, Belgian Air Force - Hobby Master HA3879 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA3879
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon FA-57, No. 350 Squadron, Belgian Air Force, 2019, "75 Years D-Day"

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

Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide

The Belgian Air Force No. 350 Squadron was formed in Wales as part of the RAF on November 12, 1941. During World War II 350 Squadron flew six variants of the Supermarine Spitfire and took part in the Dieppe Raid. They flew combat patrols over the beaches of Normandy wearing D-Day paint schemes. In 1946 the 350th was no longer part of the RAF and became a Belgian Air Force squadron. F-16 Fighting Falcon FA-57 was selected to wear the special paint scheme as a 350 Squadron tribute to the 75th Anniversary of D-Day 1944.

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 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 die-cast metal and some plastic components.

This model of an F-16 Fighting Falcon features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed graphics (no decals)
  • Removable weapons and/or external fuel tank
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with F-16 artwork

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years

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