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Hobby Master - HA2713B
HA2713B
$119.95   $107.95
Hobby Master - HA2713B

Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA2713B Mitsubishi Japan F-2A Jet Fighter JASDF 8th Hikotai, #13-8557, Misawa AB, Japan, Includes Ordnance, 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 6.25" Wingspan, 8.5" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.

The Mitsubishi F-2 is a multirole fighter derived from the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon, and manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Lockheed Martin for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, with a 60/40 split in manufacturing between Japan and the United States. The basis of the F-2's design is the F-16 Agile Falcon, an unsuccessful offer by General Dynamics to provide a low-cost alternative for the Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF) competition. Production started in 1996 and the first aircraft entered service in 2000. The first 76 aircraft entered service by 2008, with a total of 98 airframes produced. Primary Role: Multirole Fighter.

During the 1980s the U.S. military wasn’t interested in an updated version of the F-16 so they passed on the opportunity. Japan was replacing some of their aging fleet and decided to develop the new F-16 Agile Falcon in cooperation with Mitsubishi and Lockheed Martin. Production began in 1996 with the first aircraft being delivered in 2000. The new aircraft was named the F-2 and soon earned the nickname “Viper Zero”. Although the F-2 looks similar to the original F-16 it is larger in almost every aspect.

JANUARY 2022 RELEASE

Stock Status: PRE-ORDER
Scale: 1/72
Size: 6.25" Wingspan, 8.5" Long
Category: AIRCRAFT
Design: F-2 MITSUBISHI
Shipping 1st: 4.95
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