Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA3114 Convair F-102A Delta Dagger 70907, 460th FIS, 337th FG, Portland IAP, 1962. 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 6.25" Wingspan & 11.25" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The Convair F-102 Delta Dagger was designed to be an interceptor aircraft and act as the core of USAF air defenses in the late 1950s. The F-102 first appeared in service in 1956 with the task to intercept Soviet bombers. The official name for the F-102 was “Delta Dagger” but the most common term used was “Deuce”. There was 889 F-102As manufactured when production ended in September 1958. Primary Role: Interceptor Aircraft.
The maiden flight of the F-102 took place on October 24, 1953 and became operational in 1956. Designed as the world’s first supersonic all-weather jet interceptor as well as the USAF’s first delta-wing. F-102A Delta Dagger 57-0907 was produced in 1957 and was assigned to the USAF 460th FIS as the commander’s aircraft from 1958-1962. After that it spent time with the 4780th ADW, California ANG 196th FIS before being stored in 1971 at AMARC. In 1981 the aircraft was converted to a PQM-102B drone #841.
JANUARY 2022 RELEASE
|Size:||6.25 inch Wingspan x 11.25inches Long|
|Design:||F-102 DELTA DAGGER|
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