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AV-8B Harrier II Plus Model, VMA-311 - Hobby Master HA2625

AV-8B Harrier II Plus Model, VMA-311 - Hobby Master HA2625 - click to enlarge
AV-8B Harrier II Plus Model, VMA-311 - Hobby Master HA2625 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA2625
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

AV-8B Harrier II Plus - VMA-311 “Tomcats”, USMC, King Abdul Aziz Base, Saudi Arabia, August 1990

1:72 Scale.  Length: 7.75".  Wingspan: 5"

Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide

USMC VMA-311 "Tomcats" received their first AV-8B Harrier in 1988 and in 1992 received the Night Attack AV-8Bs becoming a night attack squadron. VMA-311 took part in Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom. During OIF the squadron flew over 550 sorties, dropped 77 tons of precision ordnance and eliminated 132 Iraqi tanks. AV-8B BuNo 163517 was delivered to VMA-311 in October 1988 as B-131. In 1999 163517 was SOC and parts were scavenged and with some new parts AV-8B II+ 165429 was created in 2000.

The first Harrier II was the AV-8B. In 1984 development of the AV-8B(NA) Night Attack Harriet II began with the addition of a NAVFLIR (Navigation Forward-Looking Infrared) camera in the nose along with night vision goggles. New multi-function displays were added as well as an improved heads-up display, color CRT display, and complete heads-down capability. This Harrier version also received additional counter-measure dispensers and Rolls-Royce Pegasus 11-61 vectored thrust turbofan engine.

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 AV-8B Harrier II Plus features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed graphics
  • Detachable weapons and external fuel tanks (drop tanks)
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with opening cover panel and Harrier artwork

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years

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