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1/72 F-105 Thunderchief AF62-299 "Desert Fox" 466th TFS Hill AFB Utah April 1983
From Hobby Master
Code: HA2512

Length: 10.75 inches
Width: 5.75 inches

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
Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic
Highly collectable

The F-105D was first accepted on September 28 1960 and became the major variant 
with 610 aircraft being built. Intended for a nuclear strike role but since the nuclear threat 
the nose that had been extended approximately 15 inches more than the “B”. The “D” 
received strengthened landing gear and an arrestor hook in case it over shot the runway. 
During 1966 and 1967 F-105Ds managed to down 25 MiGs using the 20-mm cannon and 
2 other using Side-Winder missiles.

On April 19, 1963 Republic Aircraft Company F-105D serial 62-4299 was delivered to the 
355th TFW at George AFB, California. During a portion of the Vietnam War the aircraft 
was assigned to the 355th, 6441st and 18th TFWs returning to the U.S. in November 
1970. Back in the USA the F-105D served with TAC, ANG and AFRES with the last 
operational posting being the 466th TFS/419th TFW at Hill AFB, Utah. Hill AFB F-105s 
were phased out in 1984 with 62-4299 (AF62-299) going to the Travis AFB Heritage 
Center Museum near Fairfield, California.

Assemble Guide: No assembly required.

Our Price: MYR288.00

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