F-16 Falcon (TFC Toys)

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F-16 Falcon
TFC Toys character
F16falcon-box.jpg
F-16 Falcon box
Created by

TFC Toys
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Alternate mode

F-16 Falcon
Tech specs

ST04 IN09 SP08 EN04

RN08 CO07 FB09 SK10

F-16 Falcon is a fictional character made by TFC Toys in 2013 as a third-party Transformer. He is an homage to the Generation 1 Transformer Skydive. In 2013 Reprolabels released a set of labels for this toy.

TFC Toys

F-16 Falcon is an homage to Generation 1 Skydive. He has the same alternate mode and color scheme as Skydive.

He combines with the other members of his team for form Uranos, where he becomes the left leg.

The character of F-16 Falcon has nothing to do with the Transformers character named Falcon.

Development

TFC Toys posted prototype images of F-16 Falcon and AV-88 Harrier II on their Facebook page in November 2012.[1]

F-16 Falcon was released in July 2013.

Reprolabels released labels for F-16 Falcon in November 2013.

Reception

In the [email protected] podcast for December 7th, 2012 Gogdog selected the combined form of Uranos as one of the New Picture Picks.[2]

In the Fwooshcast podcast for December 8th, 2012 the hosts talked about images of the F-16 Falcon prototype.[3]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for May 13th, 2013 discussed in color pictures of Uranos in the news.[4]

The moonbase2 podcast for May 14th, 2013 covered the combined form of Uranos in the news.[5]

The Good Morning, Cybertron podcast for June 3rd, 2013 discussed F-16 Falcon in the news.[6]

The moonbase2 podcast for June 5th, 2013 covered images of AV88 Harrier II, F-16 Falcon and Wings of the Uranos in the news.[7]

The Fwooshcast podcast for June 9nd, 2013 talked about the TFC Toys Wings of the Uranos, Falcon and Harrier in the news.[8]

Toys

  • TFC Toys Uranos F-16 Falcon (2013)
An original third-party Transformer mold by TFC Toys. Turns from robot to jet or becomes a leg. He usually becomes the left leg of Uranos, but can become any leg on Ares, Hercules, Perseus or Uranos.
Comes Uranos foot, instructions, poster and collector card.
  • Reprolabels Classic Skydive (2013)
A set of labels intended to make F-16 Falcon look more like Generation 1 Skydive, includiing Autobot faction symbols.[9]

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/tfc-toys-uranos-harrier-falcon-and-combined-form-revealed-176415/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13998
  2. Vangelus (December 7th, 2012). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/740715-wtf-tfw-229-december-7-2012-a.html. 
  3. Craig (December 8th, 2012). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2012/12/episode-91-december-9th-the-bride-of-tommy/. 
  4. blunghole (May 13th, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9ukTDy3OYA. 
  5. Andy (May 14th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-242. 
  6. blunghole (June 3rd, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iR7eOeHJYaA. 
  7. Andy Millman (June 5th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-245. 
  8. Craig (June 9nd, 2013). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2013/06/fwooshcast-114-june-9th-deckles-the-halls/. 
  9. http://reprolabels.com/Classics/skydive.php

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