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A-4C Skyhawk Model, U.S. Navy, VA-76 - Hobby Master HA1427

A-4C Skyhawk Model, U.S. Navy, VA-76 - Hobby Master HA1427 - click to enlarge
A-4C Skyhawk Model, U.S. Navy, VA-76 - Hobby Master HA1427 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA1427
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Douglas A-4C Skyhawk – LCDR Ted "T.R." Swartz, VA-76 “Spirits”, USS Bon Homme Richard, U.S. Navy, May 1, 1967, “MiG 17 Killer”, Vietnam War

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

Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide

Douglas A-4C Skyhawk 148609 c/n 12802 was delivered to VA-64 in 1961. After spending time with VA-64 and VA-72, 148609 was assigned to VA-76 “Spirits” in 1964 as #NP-685. VA-76 was deployed to Vietnam on board the USS Bon Homme Richard when, on May 1, 1967, LCDR Ted "T.R." Swartz flying 148609 shot down a MiG-17 over North Vietnam with an unguided Zuni missile making this the only time an A-4 Skyhawk scored an air-to-air victory during the Vietnam War. #148609 was lost in June 1972 after a mid-air collision.

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 made with die-cast metal and some plastic components.

This model of an A-4 Skyhawk features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antenna
  • Historically accurate printed graphics
  • Removable weapons and external fuel 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 years

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