Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Douglas A-4 F Skyhawk – #155009, VA-55 “Warhorses”, USS Hancock, U.S. Navy, Vietnam, 1972
1:72 Scale. Length: 6.75". Width: 4.75"
A-4F Skyhawk #155009, C/N 13825, was delivered to VA-55 “Warhorses” in 1968. In April 1972 VA-55 participated in “Operation Freedom Train” which involved air sorties against targets in the southern part of North Vietnam. In May 1972 the unit took part in “Operation Linebacker”, which was a heavy concentration of strikes against targets in North Vietnam with the hope of bringing North Vietnam to the negotiating table.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed markings
Detachable weapons and fuel tanks (drop tanks)
Optional extended landing gear
Box with opening cover panel and A-4 Skyhawk artwork
The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk was a carrier capable light-attack bomber designed for the US Navy and Marine Corp. First flown in June 1954, the A-4s combat career began with carrier-launched raids over North Vietnam in 1964. The Navy began removing A-4's from its front-line squadrons in 1967, with the last one retired in 1975. The Marine Corps retired the Skyhawk in June, 1994.
Hobby Master offers a wide selection of quality, pre-assembled, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted to a high level of accuracy using specifications of the original aircraft. They are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.
This model of an A-4 Skyhawk features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft
Not suitable for children under the age of 14