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F-4G Phantom II Model, USAF, 35th TFW - Hobby Master HA1983


F-4G Phantom II Model, USAF, 35th TFW - Hobby Master HA1983 - click to enlarge
F-4G Phantom II Model, USAF, 35th TFW - Hobby Master HA1983 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA1983
$84.95
Availability: Sold Out


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

McDonnell Douglas F-4G Phantom II “Wild Weasel” - AF 69-0269, 35th TFW (Provisional), USAF, Operation Desert Storm, 1991

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



During "Operation Desert Storm" the 52nd TFW, based at Spangdahlem AB, Germany, provided 24 F-4G Phantom IIs from August 19, 1990 until March 1991 as part of the 35th Tactical Fighter Wing (provisional). During this time the 35th TFW flew 3,072 combat missions and accumulated 10,318 hours. One of the F-4Gs assigned to the 35th TFW was # 69-0269. On August 21, 1991 this aircraft was sent to AMARC where it was later converted to a drone and destroyed in 2002.

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-4G Phantom II features:

  • Opening cockpit canopies (front and rear)
  • Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Detachable weapons and/or external fuel tanks
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Stand for ‘in-flight’ display
  • 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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