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Code: JC-JCW-72-F16-007    Add to wishlist
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Status: SEP 2019 PRE-ORDER

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JC Wings 1:72 Military Series JCW-72-F16-007
Lockheed F-16A Fighting Falcon Diecast Model
Portuguese Air Force 201 Sqn, Monte Real AB, Portugal, Airbase 50th Anniversary 2009,

Limited Edition
600
Pieces Worldwide

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Lockheed F-16A Fighting Falcon   8.25"   5.25"


PLEASE NOTE: This item has a planned arrival date of September 2019 and is only available for PRE-ORDER at this time.
  1. Orders are not shipped until complete. If you wish to receive in-stock items prior to pre-ordered items, you must place separate orders.
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In 2009, the Portuguese Air Force repainted this F-16A with a bold new paint scheme to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Monte Real Air Base. The scheme features an F-86 Sabre which was the first type to fly from the airbase when it was inaugurated in 1959.

Please note: An optional display stand is available separately if you wish to display this model "in-flight".

Lockheed F-16A Fighting Falcon

Designed by General Dynamics as a lightweight, daytime USAF air-combat fighter, the F-16 was first flown on January 20th, 1974. This single-engine, supersonic aircraft has, over the years, evolved into a multirole aircraft. It has a frameless bubble canopy-giving its pilot superior visibility-and it uses advanced aerodynamics. The F-16 was one of the first designs to use a relaxed static stability/fly-by-wire system, which helps it pull 9-g maneuvers and achieve speeds of more than Mach 2. Called "Viper" by its pilots, the F-16 is considered one of the most successful aircraft designs of the Cold War, with 4,400+ aircraft built since 1976.

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JC's 1:72 scale F-16 is constructed of solid diecast metal. Very few plastic parts are used, yet the finer points—detailed landing gear, engine exhaust, cockpit interior and panel lines and rivet details—are reminiscent of those usually only found on plastic models. Even subtle details have been included, such as radar warning antenna "beer cans," static discharge wicks and angle of attack vanes. This model, available as either a single-seat C variant or a two-seat D variant, is highly configurable, with movable stabilators, positionable rudder, a hinged canopy with extending and retracting actuator and a variety of different weapons configurations.

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JC Wings 1:72 Military Series

The JC Wings "1:72 Military" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft in 1:72 scale.

JC Wings 1:72 Military diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear with rotating wheels.
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
  • Selected moving parts such as canopies, control surfaces and swing-wings.
  • Detailed, hand-painted pilot and crew member figures.

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