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F-4E Phantom II, Hellenic Air Force - Hobby Master HA19016


F-4E Phantom II, Hellenic Air Force - Hobby Master HA19016 - click to enlarge
F-4E Phantom II, Hellenic Air Force - Hobby Master HA19016 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA19016
$94.95
Availability: Sold Out


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II 01507, 338 Squadron "Ares - God of War", Hellenic Air Force (Greece), 2019

1:72 Scale.  Length: 9.75".  Wingspan: 6.25"



Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide


The first Hellenic Air Force (Greece) F-4E Phantom II arrived on April 4, 1974. In June 2019 the HAF sent aircraft to Volkel AB in the Netherlands for Air Force Days 2019. F-4E AUP 72-1507 from 338 Mira (Squadron) was given a special paint scheme for the occasion. On the right side of the tail is Spooky wearing a Greek flag, holding a gun with a tulip in the barrel and wearing clogs. On the left side is Ares (Mars) God of War who has been the 338 symbol since 1974.

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a two-seat twin-engine jet fighter originally developed for the U.S. Navy in the 1950s. Proven to be highly adaptable, it also became a major part of the air wings of the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force. The Phantom was used extensively by all three of these services in the Vietnam War, serving as the principal fighter / bomber for the Navy and Air Force and in ground-attack and reconnaissance roles. The F-4 Phantom II was also sold to and operated by the armed forces of 11 other nations.

The F-4 Phantom entered service in 1960 and continued to form a major part of U.S. military air power throughout the 1970s and 1980s, being gradually replaced by more modern aircraft such as the F-15 and F-16 in the U.S Air Force; the F-14 and F/A-18 in the U.S. Navy and the F/A-18 in the U.S Marine Corps. The F-4 was used in the reconnaissance and Wild Weasel roles in the 1991 Gulf War, finally leaving service in 1996. It was produced from 1958 to 1981 with a total of 5,195 built in several variants.


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 F-4 Phantom II features:

  • Opening canopies
  • Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Removable weapons and/or external fuel tanks (drop tanks)
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with F-4 Phantom II artwork



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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