Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
AV-8B Harrier II Plus – VMA-311 “Tomcats”, USMC, USS Peleliu, February 2012
1:72 Scale. Length: 7.75". Wingspan: 5"
Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide
USMC VMF-311 was established on December 1, 1942 and redesignated VMA-311 in 1957. On November 22, 1988, AV-8B Harrier 163664 was delivered to VMA-311 ‘Tomcats’. The squadron later took part in Operation Desert Storm and Desert Shield. In 2002 the wings, tail, and various other parts were added to a new fuselage that would become an AV-8B Harrier II+ and assigned new BuNo.165584, MSN B321. VMA-311’s home base is MCAS Yuma, Arizona and in February 2012 operated from USS Peleliu conducting deck landing qualifications during Iron Fist 2012.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed markings
Detachable weapons and external fuel tanks
Optional extended landing gear
Box with AV-8 Harrier artwork
The AV-8B Harrier II Plus is the second-generation Vertical and/or Short Take-Off and Landing (V/STOL) ground-attack aircraft operated by the U.S. Marine Corps. It is primarily used for light attack or multi-role tasks, typically operated from smaller carriers and large amphibious assault ships. The British Harrier GR7/GR9 are operated by the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy.
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 AV-8 Harrier II Plus features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14