Diecast F16C Block 30 Fighting Falcon (Usaf, 86-0371, 445 Flts, Edwards Afb, Feb 2010) (Hobbymaster Ha3856)
F16C Block 30 Fighting Falcon (Usaf, 86-0371, 445 Flts, Edwards Afb, Feb 2010) (Hobbymaster Ha3856)
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F16C Block 30 Fighting Falcon (USAF, 86-0371, 445 FLTS, Edwards AFB, Feb 2010) (Hobbymaster HA3856)
Category Aircraft Models, Subcategory 1:72 Hobby Master, Scale 1 : 72, ISBN/Box HA3856, Publisher Hobbymaster
True 1/72 scale.
Great attention to detail.
All markings are Tampoed (pad applied).
Option to display the model on a stand that is provided.
Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions.
Canopy can be displayed open or closed.
Pilot figure included.
Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic.
The F-16 Fighting Falcon was produced by General Dynamics who became Lockheed who then
merged with Martin Marietta to become Lockheed Martin. The F-16 entered service in January
1979 as a multi-role jet fighter that evolved into an all-weather multi-role aircraft capable of
sustaining 9-g turns. The F-16 is relatively inexpensive to purchase and maintain so the U.S. and
25 other countries added it to their inventory. The Fighting Falcon is referred to by its pilots as
the Viper and will remain in USAF service until 2025.
Lockheed F-16C 86-0371 c/n 5C-477 was delivered to the USAF in May 1988 and became
operational with the 614th TFS (TJ) a month later. In May 1992 the aircraft was transferred to the
120th FS (CO) and in October 1994 moved to the 170th FS (SI). In 1997 the aircraft received a
special paint scheme marking the 50th Anniversary of the USAF. In July 2008 86-0371 moved to
the 445th FLTS (ED) at Edwards AFB where it received its special red/white paint scheme.
General specifications F-16 Fighting Falcon
Primary Function Multi-role fighter
Manufacturer General Dynamics Corp. / Lockheed Martin Corp.
Initial Unit cost – F-16C/D, $20 million plus
First Deployed – January 1979 (F-16A)
Crew 1 x F-16C / 1 or 2 x F-16D
Length – 49 ft, 5 in (14.8 m)
Height – 16 ft (4.8 m)
Wingspan – 32 ft, 8 in (9.8 m)
Power Plant – F-16C/D
1 x Pratt and Whitney F100-PW-200/220/229
1 x General Electric F110-GE-100/129
Thrust – F-16C/D / 27,000 lb (12,150 kg)
Speed – 1,500 mph (Mach 2 @ altitude)
Ceiling – Above 50,000 ft (15 km)
Maximum Takeoff Weight – 37,500 lb (16,875 kg)
Range – Greater than 2,425 mi (2,100 nm / 3,900 km)
Combat Radius F-16C
851.6 mi (1,370 km / 740 nm) w/ 2 x 2,000 lb bombs + 2 x AIM-9 + 1,040 U.S. gal external tanks
391.3 mi (630 km / 340 nm) w/ 4 x 2,000 lb bombs + 2 x AIM-9 + 340 U.S. gal external tanks
230.2 mi (370 km / 200 nm) + 2 hr. 10 min. patrol w/ 2 x AIM-7 + 2 x AIM-9 + 1,040 lb U.S. gal
1 x M-61A1 20mm multi-barrel cannon with 500 rounds
External stations can carry up to six air-to-air missiles
Conventional air-to-air and air-to-surface munitions
Electronic countermeasure pods.