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F-4E Phantom II Model, 163rd TFS - Hobby Master HA19046


F-4E Phantom II Model, 163rd TFS - Hobby Master HA19046 - click to enlarge
F-4E Phantom II Model, 163rd TFS - Hobby Master HA19046 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA19046
$104.95
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Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II 68-0531, 163rd TFS, 122nd TFG, Indiana Air National Guard, Ft Wayne, Indiana, May 1987

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



Order in advance for an expected arrival in September 2023. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide


At the end of WWII the 365th FS was re-designated the 163rd FS and assigned to the 122nd FG of the Indiana National Guard. The squadron transitioned to the F-4E Phantom II in 1986, which they flew until 1991 when replaced by the F- 16 Fighting Falcon. F-4E was built in 1968 and first assigned to the 20th FS, 49th FW and between 1986 and 1991 was with the 163rd TFS. In 1997 the aircraft went to AMARC.

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 is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, diecast models. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with 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 graphics
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Boxed with opening front cover panel


  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years


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