1:100 Scale – McDonnell Douglas - Boeing - Mitsubishi F-15J - Japanese Air Self-Defence Force (JASDF) Length: 7.5", Width: 5”
This F-15 model is made of plastic and diecast metal. The diecast metal part happens to be the lower part of the fuselage, the rest is plastic. The model is designed to be displayed on its landing gear. No display is included. Some minor assembly is required to place the landing gear elements in their place. The air-brake can be position in the retracted or extended position.
A transparent plastic plate is included with the model's information.
The maker of the model, DeAgostini, really did a good job with the model, the panel lines and details are very clear and crisp. These models are Japanese imports, so the branding and lettering on the packaging are in Japanese. These models come enclose two plastic transparent shells and these shells go inside a window box. The box measures 9" by 6.5" by 2.25" These models are not toys, they will not last long if played with.
The Mitsubishi F-15J/DJ Eagle is a twin-engine, all-weather air superiority fighter based on the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle in use by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF). The F-15J was produced under license by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. The subsequent F-15DJ and F-15J Kai variants were also produced. Japan is the largest customer of the F-15 Eagle outside the United States. In addition to combat, F-15DJ roles include training. The F-15J Kai is a modernized version of the F-15J.