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F-4C Phantom II Model, USAF 398th TFS - Hobby Master HA19054


F-4C Phantom II Model, USAF 398th TFS - Hobby Master HA19054 - click to enlarge
F-4C Phantom II Model, USAF 398th TFS - Hobby Master HA19054 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA19054
$108.95
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Description

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

McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II 64-0776, Lt. Col. Robert Titus & 1st Lt. Milan Zimer, 389th TFS "The Gunfighters", USAF, May 1967, Vietnam War

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



Order in advance for an expected arrival in April 2024. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Limited production of approximately 650 models worldwide


1967 was a successful year for F-4C 64-0776. On April 23, 1967 F-105 Thunderchiefs and F-4 Phantom IIs, both carrying bombs and air-to-air missiles destroyed 8 MiGs on the ground. Some MiG-21s were able to get airborne and F-4C 64-0776; with the 366th TFW 389th TFS shot down a MiG using an AIM-7E. On May 20 1967 six MiGs were shot down by F-4Cs with F-4C 64-0776 downing one. On May 22 1967 F-4C 64-0776 again destroyed a MiG making this aircraft a three time winner.

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 F-4Phantom II artwork


  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years


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