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AV-8B Harrier II Plus Model, VMA-311 - Hobby Master HA2630


AV-8B Harrier II Plus Model, VMA-311 - Hobby Master HA2630 - click to enlarge
AV-8B Harrier II Plus Model, VMA-311 - Hobby Master HA2630 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA2630
$103.95
Availability: Sold Out


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

AV-8B Harrier II Plus - BuNo 165581, VMA-311 "Tomcats", USMC, Camp Bastion, Afghanistan 2013

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



Limited production of approximately 800 models worldwide


Constructed as AV-8B-10 163176 it completed its maiden flight on October 6, 1987. On October 29 1987 the aircraft was assigned to VMA-513 at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan. Over the next 13 years this aircraft change units several times before transferring to VMA-311 MCAS Yuma, Arizona in February 2000 and in June 2000 it was Struck off Charge (SOC) and rebuilt. The rebuild meant a new BuNo 165581. In 2013 165581 went back to VMA-311 and deployed to Camp Bastion in Afghanistan where it sustained $3.9 million in damages during a landing accident.

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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