Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
Lockheed F-16B Block 15
TS-1601, TNI-AU "Indonesian Air Force",
circa 2001
True 1/72 scale.

Professionally painted.

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.

Highly collectable.
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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.

In August 1990 TS-1601 serial 01 c/n 1B-1 U.S. serial 87-0721 was the first of four Lockheed
F-16B’s to be delivered to the Tentara Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Udara (Indonesian Air
Force) Skadron Udara 3 (3rd Squadron) "Sarang Naga" ("Dragon's Nest). The aircraft received
its grey-green "millennium" color scheme in 2000 which was the new standard colors. On
December 1, 2004 TS-1601 ran off the runway due to a brake failure with no injuries. In 2014 the
Indonesian Air Force began to receive the first of twenty four F-16C/D’s.

General Dynamics (Now Lockheed Martin) F-16A Fighting Falcon Specifications

First Flight – January 20, 1974 as YF-16 in a Fly-Off that it won against the Northrop YF-17

First Production Flight - Single-Seat (A) 1975, Two-Seat (B) 1977

Power Plant – 1 X 105.7kN P&W F100-PW-220

Length – 49.31 ft   (15.03 m)
Wingspan – 32.8 ft   (10.00 m)
Height – 16.7 ft   (5.09 m)

Empty – 16,285 lb   (7,387 kg)
Maximum – 37,500 lb   (17,010 kg)

Maximum Speed @ Sea Level – Mach 2.05   (1,353 mph)
Maximum Range – 2,424 miles   (3,900 km)
Service Ceiling – 54,954 ft   (16,750 m)