Since the unit?fs founding in 1953, it has performed air shows in all 50 states of the U.S. and in more than 60 countries worldwide. The Thunderbirds?f specially modified F-16s carry no radar or machine guns, but are fitted with colored smoke discharger pipes. In all other respects, they are no different from standard F-16Cs and can be made battle-ready in under 72 hours.
This variation of last year?fs popular 1/32 F-16CJ model is a replica of the specially modified F-16C Block 32 flown by the Thunderbirds, the United States Air Force Stunt Flying Team. Reliable Tamiya accuracy depicts the engine and cockpit differences with F-16CJ, while high-quality decals capture the plane?fs colorful markings. Special adjustable display stand included.