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Prepainted Diecast Metal Model
Collectors item: Not suitable for children under 14
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
F-16C Barak "Exercise Blue Wings 2020"
No.536, 101 Squadron, IAF, West Germany,
17th August 2020
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.
Israel holds an annual event called �Blue Flag�, a multi-national exercise uniting aviation
teams from other countries to learn and share ideas and procedures plus build international
relations. The German Luftwaffe participated in �Exercise Blue Flag� in 2017 and 2019 so
they decided to host a similar event called �Exercise Blue Wings 2020�. On August 17,
2020 the IAF sent 6 F-16 Barak fighters from 101 and 105 Squadrons based at Hatzor to
the German base at Norvenich. F-16C U.S. 90-0868 IAF 536 was delivered in December
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.