Plastic 1/48 MCD Douglas F-15C Eagle Airplane from Tamiya. This is a twin turbofan-powered air superiority fighter with a crew of one. It's used to engage enemy fighter and bomber aircraft to defend home territory or project air superiority to allow friendly aircraft to fly safely over enemy territory.
Period of Service: 1972 - present; C model introduced in 1979. Highly detailed 1/48th scale plastic kit for static display. Markings included for 3 different aircraft. Approx. 120 parts in light grey and clear with fine recessed panel lines. Optional parts for intake ramp in subsonic and supersonic configurations. 4-piece ejection seat. 2-part windshield/canopy may be posed open or closed. Detailed nose gear with landing lights and door retraction strut. Cockpit detail includes rear electronics bay with sidewall detail, cockpit side consoles with decal, instrument panel with decal instrument details, and seated pilot figure. 1 centerline and 2 wing-mounted external fuel tanks. 4 AIM-9L Sidewinder and 2 AIM-7F Sparrow missiles. Detailed Hughes APG-63 radar is visible under the removable nose cone. Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-100 turbofans; Mach 2.5 max speed; armed with 20mm rotary cannon, AIM-9L Sidewinder and AIM-7F Sparrow missiles.
A single sheet of decals contains aircraft code letters, serial number information and warning stencils, cockpit instruments, unit markings, and aircraft nose art for three aircraft: 1: A/C No. 82023, Code "FF", Capt Dave Slade, 1st TFW 71st TFS, USAF. Upper Surfaces: Random areas of Dk Ghost Grey over Lt Ghost Grey. Lower Surfaces: Lt Ghost Grey. 2: A/C No. 78506, Code "ZZ", Capt C D Shore, 18th TFW 44th TFS, USAF. The paint scheme is the same as 1. 3: A/C No. 85102, Code "EG", Col Rick Parsons, 33rd TFW commander, USAF. The paint scheme is the same as 1. Additional paints Required: Flat Colors: Black, White, Sky Grey, Khaki, Metallic Grey, Buff, Dark Green, Olive Drab, and Light Grey. Gloss Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red, Gunmetal, Silver, and Metallic Blue.
One 1/48 MCD Douglas F-15C Eagle Airplane Kit
Assembly Hobby Knife Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS) Brushes Sandpaper Cement for plastics (TESR3512) Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush, and Accessories
Scale: 1/48 Wingspan: 10-3/4" (27.2cm) Fuselage Length: 16" (40.5cm)