1:72 Scale Metal Diecast – Saab JAS 39 Gripen Swedish AF – Length: 8.5" Wingspan: 4.75”
This Gripen model is a single seat aircraft and includes one pilot figure. The cockpit cannot open. The landing gear is fixed in its extended position. A stand where the model can be attached for display is included.
The maker of the model, Aviation72, really did a good job with the model, the diecast metal construction feels quite heavy. The panel lines and details are very clear and crisp.
The packaging labels these model as "Collectible Product" and "Not suitable for children under 14 years".
The box measures 8 inches by 8 inches by 4 inches.
The Saab JAS 39 Gripen (English: "griffin"[Nb 4]) is a light single-engine multirole fighter aircraft manufactured by the Swedish aerospace company Saab. It was designed to replace the Saab 35 Draken and 37 Viggen in theSwedish Air Force (Flygvapnet). The Gripen has a delta wing and canard configuration with relaxed stability design and fly-by-wire flight controls. It is powered by the Volvo RM12, and has a top speed of Mach 2. Later aircraft are modified for NATO interoperability standards and to undertake in-flight refuelling.