Brand: Tamiya

Part Number: HC-60315

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Following more than 1 year of research and design, Tamiya is proud to present our mostdetailed ever 1/32 scale aircraft model, setting whole new standards in large-scale aircraftmodeling. Following on from our highly praised 1/32 scale F-4 Phantom II, F-14 Tomcat andF-15 Eagle, Tamiya now releases the F-16 Fighting Falcon to our 1/32 Scale Aircraft Series.Boasting more detail and accuracy than any other 1/32 scale F-16 release, this amazingmodel brings a whole new pleasure to modeling, combining Tamiyas unbeatable quality andaccuracy with innovative modeling technology.

About the F-16 Fighting Falcon Highly regarded as one of the worlds leading lightweight multi-purpose fighters, the F-16Fighting Falcon is capable of precision attack during air-to-air and air-to-surface combat.The success of the F-16 comes from its precision control, with aerodynamic body designcombining with innovative electronic fly-by-wire technology for precision maneuvering at bothlow and high speeds, and low and high altitudes. Fitted with one single turbo jet engine, the F-16 has a top speed of over Mach 2. Currently used by more than 20 countries around theworld, the F-16 has been deployed to actual conflict since the 1980s including seeing actionin significant conflicts such as the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Gulf War, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq.

About the F-16CJ (Block 50) Delivered to units from August 1991, the F-16 Block 50 is the newest F-16 currently beingdeployed to U.S. units. Major upgrades added to the Block 50 were a more powerful turboengine, an improved radar and an improved countermeasure system. Fitted with a GeneralElectric engine, the fuselage features the distinctive wide Big Mouth air duct that was firstintroduced on the Block 30. The Block 50 variant, the F-16CJ, comes equipped with AGM-88HARM (High-speed Anti-Radiation Missile) and AN/ASQ-213 HARM Targeting System (HTS),and are used for SEAD (Suppression of Enemy Air Defense) missions, which includesearching out and destroying air-defense radar and missile sites. F-16CJ were delivered tounits from May 1993, and were used during Operation Iraqi Freedom and patrol of the no-flyzone over Iraq following the Gulf War.

20 Reasons Why You Must Have Tamiyas 1/32 F-16!

  • Model represents the F-16CJ (Block 50) asused for USAF SEAD Wild Weasel missions.
  • First ever 1/32 scale F-16 model replicatingGeneral Electric engine and Big Mouth duct.
  • Tamiyas most detailed 1/32 scale jet fighter ever.
  • General Electric F-110 jet engine replicated in precise detail.
  • Engine slides into aircraft on a hook and railsystem exactly like the actual aircraft.
  • Engine can be displayed outside of aircraftusing its very own cart.
  • Moveable ejector seat placed on slide rail like actual aircraft.
  • Curved bubbletop canopy can be assembledin the opened or closed position.
  • Choice of two types of canopy, clear and smoked.
  • 1 pilot figure for cockpit included.
  • Pilot tube and static dischargers reproducedusing metal parts.
  • Die-cast landing gear for extra durability.
  • Metal weight added to nose for accurate front-rear weight distribution.
  • Includes actual rubber tires.
  • Photo-etched parts used for seat buckles, radar antenna, chaff/flare dispensers and name-plate for high-quality display.
  • Nose cone can be opened and closed allowingdisplay of accurately recreated radar.
  • Trailing edge flaps, horizontal stabilizer fins and vertical tail fin flaps can move after assembly thanks to poly caps.
  • Missiles can be removed and replaced even after assembly.
  • Gun hatch can be opened after assembly displaying machine gun.
  • Packaging box has been specially designed allowing large scale model to be easily stored even after assembly.

    Model Details Immaculately detailed jet engine can be removed and loaded via a hook and rail system. Stores can be removed and replaced after assembly. Trailing edge flaps, horizontal stabilizer fins and vertical tail fin flaps move after assembly Ejector seat slides up and down on a rail. Metal pitot tube and static dischargers Die-cast metal landing gear Photo-etched seatbelt buckles, radar antenna and flare dispensers 1 pilot figure Box designed to store model after assembly.

    • Brand: Tamiya
    • Part No: HC-60315
    • Scale: 1/32

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