FA726003 is an absolutely cracking 1/72 diecast model by Falcon Models of Dassault Mirage F1CE of the Ejército del Aire (Spanish Air Force), Escuadrón 141 “PATANES” Ala de Caza 14, Albacete airbase, Spain.
Very few of this model have been imported to the UK as it was intended for Spanish issue only. Complete with optional undercarriage positions, opening canopy and display stand. This famous aircraft is an essential addition to any diecast aviation collection.
The Dassault Mirage F1 is a French air-superiority fighter and attack aircraft designed and built by Dassault Aviation as a successor of the Mirage III family. The Mirage F1 entered service in the French Air Force (Armée de l’Air) in the early seventies. Powered by a single SNECMA Atar turbojet providing about 7 tonnes-force (69 kN; 15,000 lbf) of thrust, the F1 has been used as a light multipurpose fighter and has been exported to about a dozen nations. More than 700 F1s have been produced.