Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
Lockheed F-16D Fighting Falcon
335 Squadron, Hellenic Air Force
"2018 NATO Tiger Meet", 14th May, 2018
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.
The 335 Squadron �Tiger� is the oldest squadron in the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) stationed
at Araxos AB near Patra. In 1953 the 335 Squadron was the first HAF Squadron to equip
with new jets. F-16D 023 aircraft was one of the last F-16Ds to be received by the HAF 335
Squadron of the 116th Combat Wing. This aircraft was one of the F-16s sent to the �NATO
Tiger Meet 2018� held in Poznan-Krzesiny Poland. The HAF has ordered 170 F-16s
comprised of F-16C/D Block 30, 50 and 52.
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.