Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
EAV-8B Harrier II Plus – VA.1B-24, 009 Escuadrilla, Spanish Navy, Naval Air Station Rota, Andalusia, Spain “2019 RIAT”
1:72 Scale. Length: 7.75". Wingspan: 5"
Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide
In January 1996 8 EAV-8B+ were delivered to the Spanish Navy. These aircraft were assigned to the 009 Escuadrilla in a fighter attack role. EAV-8B had a previous serial of #165028 and c/n E13/SP-01. Before 2003 these aircraft displayed individual codes but from then on displayed aircraft serials. For the 2019 RIAT (Royal International Air Tattoo) EAV-8B VA.1B-24 from the NAS Rota was one of two aircraft attending. The aircraft carried a special tail scheme composed of the Spanish national colors, AIR TATTOO with a cobra sitting on top.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed graphics
Detachable weapons and external fuel tanks (drop tanks)
Optional extended landing gear
Box with opening cover panel and Harrier artwork
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.
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This model of a EAV-8B Harrier II Plus features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years