Meng 1/72 F102A (Case X) MDS-003
F-102A (CASE X)
F-102A Delta Dagger, designed and manufactured by Convair...was the first supersonic all-weather interceptor and also the worlds first aircraft applied the Area Rule. There were two different wings for the F-102As: the Case X and Case XX wings. The F-102As were mainly deployed in North American, while a small number of them were deployed in overseas bases during its service. F-102As also served in Vietnam War. After being retired from USAF, a part of F-102 aircrafts were transferred to the United States Air National Guard, others were sold to Greece and Turkey.
1/72 scale plastic model kit of F-102A Delta Dagger is 289mm in total length and 161mm in width. It offers several strictly verified painting options, the best assembly and precise fit. The weapons bay can be built either open or closed. Built-in missile pylons are retractable. The cockpit is detailed and its canopy can also be built either open or closed. The exhaust nozzle is precise. Accurate model lines completely reproduce the perfect shape of the Area-ruled F-102A aircraft. Besides, the landing gears and airbrakes can be built either open or closed as well.
Fuselage, main wings and nose of F-102A are accurately modeled.
Wheel wells and weapons bay as well as the landing gears are also precisely reproduced. Two weapon options are provided in the kit.
The canopy can be assembled in open option to better show highly represented cockpit details.
Engine exhaust nozzle offers strong sense of reality. Airbrakes can be assembled in open or closed position
F-102A models shown in painting options for 431st Fighter Interceptor Squadron and 327th Fight Interceptor Squadron.
..6 grey sprues and 1 clear sprue are included in the kit.