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F-100 Super Sabre Model, Texas ANG, 182nd TFS - Hobby Master HA2118


F-100 Super Sabre Model, Texas ANG, 182nd TFS - Hobby Master HA2118 - click to enlarge
F-100 Super Sabre Model, Texas ANG, 182nd TFS - Hobby Master HA2118 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA2118
$69.95
Availability: Out of Stock


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

North American F-100D Super Sabre "0-53669," 182nd TFS, Texas ANG

1:72 Scale.  Length: 8".  Wingspan: 6.25"



In 1971 the 182nd Tactical Fighter Squadron of the Texas Air National Guard at Kelly Field, San Antonio began receiving their F-100Ds. Most Super Sabres of this period were being used in the Vietnam War, but these aircraft came from the 48th TFW at RAF Lakenheath in England and the 20th TFW that was leaving RAF Wethersfield for RAF Upper Heyford, and re-equipping with the F-111. The 182nd TFS flew the F-100 from 1971 until 1978, when they were retired. Eight of the 182nd TFS F-100s, including 0-53669 (55-3669), were converted to QF-100D pilot-less drones.

The North American Aviation F-100 Super Sabre was a single-engine jet fighter that served with the U.S. Air Force and the Air National Guard. First flown on May 25, 1953, the F-100A entered operational service with the USAF in September 1954. It was capable of supersonic speed and made extensive use of titanium throughout the aircraft. During the Vietnam War, the F-100 flew extensively over South Vietnam as the primary close air support aircraft until it was replaced by the subsonic Vought A-7 Corsair II. It was also used by the air forces of several NATO nations and other U.S. allies. The F-100 was retired from service with the USAF in 1970 and by the Air National Guard in 1979..


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-100 Super Sabre features:

  • Realistic panel lines
  • Opening cockpit canopy
  • Removable pilot figure
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Stand for 'in-flight' display



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    This item is not suitable for children under the age of 14


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