Hobby Master HA1614 – 1/72 Scale Dassault Mirage 2000-5F Diecast Model
1/72 Scale Airpower Series
|Length||19.9 cm||7.83 in||Approx|
|Wingspan||12.7 cm||5.00 in||Approx|
- Constructed with metal and plastic components
- Undercarriage displayable extended or retracted
- Removable pilot figurine
- Optional ordnance
- Display stand included.
1/72 Scale Dassault Mirage 2000-5F, Armee de l’Air – Hobby Master HA1614
Hobby Master HA1614 diecast model replicates in 1/72 scale the Dassault Mirage 2000-5F, s/n 2-EB, of Escadron de chasse 1/2 Cigognes (Fighter Squadron 1/2 “Storks”) or EC 1/2 Cigognes, Armee de l’Air (French Air Force). Stationed at Dijon-Longvic Air Base Longvic, France during 2010.
Dassault Mirage 2000
The Dassault Mirage 2000 is a French single (2000C) or tandem seat (2000B) single-engined fourth-generation multirole lightweight jet fighter. Designed to replace the Mirage III, it first flew on March 10, 1978, and entered service in July 1984. Its combat debut took place during the Gulf War with the French air force. Production ended in 2007 with 601 airframes built and sales to eight nations.
Airframe construction is mainly of aluminium alloy with some titanium and carbon fibre composite, a semi-monocoque fuselage with the engine air intakes located on fuselage sides. The cantilevered wing is a low mounted delta with a swept fin. The undercarriage is a retractable tricycle type.
Powered by a single SNECMA M53 axial-flow afterburning turbojet engine mounted in the fuselage, the Mirage 2000 has a maximum speed of 2,336 km/h (1,452 mph), a service ceiling of 17,060 m (55,970 ft) and range of 1,550 km (960 mi).
Armament consists of two internal 30 mm (1.2 in) DEFA 554 revolver cannons (single seat). Nine external hard-points, able to carry up to 6,300 kg (13,900 lb) of stores: five under the fuselage and two under each wing. Ordnance includes; air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles, unguided rocket pods, guided, and unguided bombs, including nuclear and drop tanks.
The first major upgrade of the Mirage 2000C with the addition of large multi-function displays, upgraded stores interface for targeting pods and air-to-ground weapons, improved countermeasures suite and radar.