Highly regarded as one of the worlds leading lightweight multi-purpose fighters, the F-16 Fighting 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 design combining with innovative electronic fly-by-wire technology for precision maneuvering at both low 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 the world, the F-16 has been deployed to actual conflict since the 1980's including seeing action in significant conflicts such as the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Gulf War, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq.
Delivered to units from August 1991, the F-16 Block 50 is the newest F-16 currently being deployed to U.S. units. Major upgrades added to the Block 50 were a more powerful turbo engine, an improved radar and an improved countermeasure system. Fitted with a General Electric engine, the fuselage features the distinctive wide "Big Mouth" air duct that was first introduced on the Block 30. The Block 50 variant, the F-16CJ, comes equipped with AGM-88 HARM (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 include searching out and destroying air-defense radar and missile sites. F-16CJ were delivered to units from May 1993, and were used during Operation Iraqi Freedom and patrol of the no-fly zone over Iraq following the Gulf War.
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.
Fuselage: 18-3/4" (475mm)
Wingspan: 11-5/8" (296mm)
DUE TO SMALL PARTS THAT MAY BE SWALLOWED KEEP AWAY FROM CHILDREN AGE 3 AND YOUNGER.