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Hobby Master F-102A Delta Dagger 56-1340, 146 FIS, 112 FIG, Greater Pittsburgh IAP, ca 1975

Hobby Master F-102A Delta Dagger 56-1340, 146 FIS, 112 FIG, Greater Pittsburgh IAP, ca 1975

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SKU: HA3107
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Product OriginHong Kong

Brand: Hobby Master 

Scale 1:72

Code : HA3107

General Background
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.
The Aircraft
In 1947 the 345th FS was re-designated the 146th FS and assigned to the Pennsylvania ANG. In 1952 the 146th FS became the 146th Fighter-Bomber squadron and from 1955 to 1975 the 146th FIS. F-102 56-1340 was first assigned to USAF 64th FIS and then several other squadrons such as the 325th CAMS, the 4756th Air Defense Wing, the Pennsylvania ANG 146th FIS, the Connecticut ANG, Texas ANG. In 1975 it was converted to PQM-102A #646 and was shot down September 20, 1978 over the Gulf of Mexico.
Specifications :
Role : Supersonic All-Weather, delta wing interceptor
Crew: 1 pilot
Number Produced : 889
Dimensions
Length : 68 ft 4 in (20.83
Wingspan : 38 ft 1 in (11.61 m)
Height : 21 ft 2 in (6.45 m)
Weight
Empty : 19,350 lb 8,777 kg)
Loaded : 24,500 lb (11,100 kg)
Maximum Takeoff : 31,500 lb (14,300 kg)
Powerplant : 1 x Pratt & Whitney J57-P-25 afterburning turbojet
Thrust
Dry : 11,700 lbf (8,777 kg)
With Afterburner : 17,200 lbf (76.5 kN)
Fuel
Internal : 1.085 US gal (4,107 l)
External : 2 x 215 US gal (815 l) drop tanks
Armament:
Rockets : 24 x 2.75 in (70 mm) FFAR (Folding Fin Aerial Rocket) unguided rockets in missile bay doors
Missiles : AIM-4 Falcon air-to-air

AIM-26 Falcon with conventional or nuclear warhead

Missiles were contained in 3 bays inside the aircraft belly
Avionics : MG-10 fire control system designed by Hughes Aircraft Company