Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
AV-8B Harrier II Plus - BuNo 165581, VMA-311, USMC, Afghanistan 2013
1:72 Scale. Length: 7.75". Wingspan: 5"
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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.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
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