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A-4E Skyhawk Model, USMC, VMA-211, Vietnam - Hobby Master HA1426

A-4E Skyhawk Model, USMC, VMA-211, Vietnam - Hobby Master HA1426 - click to enlarge
A-4E Skyhawk Model, USMC, VMA-211, Vietnam - Hobby Master HA1426 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA1426
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Douglas A-4E Skyhawk – "Apocalypse III", 1st Lt. Robert Rivers, VMA-211 "Wake Island Avengers," USMC, Chu Lai Air Base, South Vietnam, 1969

1:72 Scale.  Length: 6.75".  Width: 4.5"

A-4E Skyhawk BuNo 151147 was delivered to the U.S. Navy in September 1964 and assigned to VA-43 but soon after was transferred to VA-66. In 1968, 151147 was transferred to VMA-211 "Wake Island Avengers" stationed at Chu Lai Air Base, South Vietnam. Between October 1965 and January 1973, VMA-211 completed four deployments to Vietnam. In 1968 the aircraft was named “Apocalypse III” and flown by 1st Lt. Robert Rivers who later won a Silver Star.

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:

  • 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
  • Display stand
  • Box with opening cover panel and A-4 Skyhawk artwork

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14

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