Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18C Hornet – VFA-37 “Ragin’ Bulls”, USS George H.W. Bush, U.S. Navy, 2016
1:72 Scale. Length: 9.25". Wingspan: 6.75"
VFA-37 “Ragin’ Bulls” was established in 1966 as VF-37 and equipped with the A-7 Corsair II. In November 1990 VF-37 became VFA-37 when they received the new McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet. F/A-18C Hornet #165187 is part of VFA-37 ‘Ragin’ Bulls” that was re-assigned from the aircraft carrier USS Harry Truman (CVN-75) to the USS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77). VFA-37 is due to make its first USS George H.W. Bush deployment on January 21, 2017 for a six month cruise to the Mediterranean and Arabian Gulf.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional open or closed airbrake
Removable weapons and external fuel tanks
Optional extended landing gear
Box with F/A-18 Hornet artwork
The McDonnell Douglas (Boeing) F/A-18 Hornet is a supersonic, twin-engine, all-weather night fighter/ attack aircraft flown by the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and several allied nations. The F/A-18 was first flown on November 18, 1978 with the first production flight taking place on April 12, 1980. The first 380 F/A-18s were the A version and in September 1987 production switched to the F/A-18C. Variants A and C are single-seat while B and D variants are tandem-seats. The Hornet can operate from either aircraft carriers or land bases and have the capability of in-flight refueling. A total of 1,480 A-D variants were built.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14