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Lockheed F-16AM Fighting Falcon Fighter Aircraft "313 Squadron Afghanistan" (2008) Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) "Air Power Series" 1/72 Diecast Model by Hobby Master


Product Description

  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of Lockheed F-16AM Fighting Falcon Fighter Aircraft "313 Squadron, Afghanistan" (2008) Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) "Air Power Series" die cast model by Hobby Master.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Has opening canopy.
  • Includes display stand.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Includes missile accessories.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 8.25, Wingspan- 5.25 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.

In 2008, the F-16AM Fighting Falcon aircraft of the Royal Netherlands Air Force's (RNLAF) 313 Squadron played a critical role in supporting coalition forces in Afghanistan. Tasked with providing close air support, reconnaissance, and aerial escort missions, the F-16AMs were instrumental in countering insurgent threats and assisting ground forces in their efforts to maintain security and stability in the region. Flying from various air bases in Afghanistan, including Kandahar and Bagram, the 313 Squadron's F-16AMs operated in challenging environments, often facing hostile anti-aircraft fire and engaging in intense aerial combat.
Throughout their deployment to Afghanistan, the F-16AMs of 313 Squadron participated in numerous conflicts and operations aimed at disrupting enemy activities and protecting civilian populations. From conducting precision airstrikes against enemy positions to providing aerial reconnaissance and surveillance, these versatile aircraft played a vital role in the coalition's efforts to combat terrorism and promote stability in the region. The pilots and ground crews of 313 Squadron demonstrated unwavering dedication and professionalism in the face of adversity, earning commendations for their bravery and contributions to the mission.
Now, aviation enthusiasts can own a piece of military aviation history with this meticulously crafted 1:72 scale model. Featuring authentic detailing and markings from the squadron's deployments to Afghanistan in 2008, this replica pays tribute to the courage and sacrifice of the pilots and crews who flew these iconic aircraft in defense of freedom and security. Perfect for display or as a collector's item, this exquisite model captures the spirit of Dutch military aviation and honors the legacy of the F-16AM Fighting Falcon's service in Afghanistan.

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