Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
AV-8B Harrier II Plus – 165421, VMA-214 "Black Sheep", USMC, Kandahar, Afghanistan, November 2009
1:72 Scale. Length: 7.75". Wingspan: 5"
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Limited production of approximately 800 models worldwide
USMC Squadron 214 was commissioned in 1942 as the Swashbucklers. On September 7 1943 VMF-214 was formed under the guidance of Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and given the name “Black Sheep” equipped with F4U Corsairs. In 1957 the VMF was changed to VMA-214. In 2000 using the wings and tail from AV-8B 162731 as well as a new fuselage and engine they created AV-8B Harrier II+ 165421. In 2009 the “Black Sheep” were deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan from May until November.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.
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 die-cast metal and some plastic components.
This model of an AV-8B Harrier II Plus features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years