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F-111F Aardvark Model, USAF, 494th TFS - Hobby Master HA3020

F-111F Aardvark Model, USAF, 494th TFS - Hobby Master HA3020 - click to enlarge
F-111F Aardvark Model, USAF, 494th TFS - Hobby Master HA3020 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA3020
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

General Dynamics F-111F Aardvark – #72-1450, 494th TFS “Panthers”, 48th TFW, USAF, RAF Lakenheath, England, 1992

1:72 Scale.  Length: 12.25".  Wingspan (spread): 10.5”

Limited production of approximately 450 models worldwide

The 494th TFS “Panthers”/48th TFW moved to RAF Lakenheath, England in January 1960. The squadron flew the General Dynamics F-111F Aardvark between 1977 and 1992 and re-equipped with the F-15C Eagle in 1994. F-111F #72-1450 had been assigned to the 493rd TFS but was transferred to the 494th TFS for deployment during Desert Storm. 72-1450 was later transferred to the 524th FS “Hounds of Heaven” until 1996 when it was sent to AMARC for storage pending a possible sale to Australia but was scrapped in 2010.

The General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark entered service with the US Air Force in July 1967 as a medium-range aircraft designed for interdiction and tactical strike. The F-111 was also used as a strategic bomber, reconnaissance and an electronic warfare aircraft. Some unique features of the F-111 when it was introduced included variable-geometry wings, crew seating in an escape capsule cockpit, terrain following radar and afterburning turbofan engines.

Hobby Master offers a wide selection of quality, pre-assembled, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted to a high level of accuracy using specifications of the original aircraft. They are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of an F-111 Aardvark features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate pad printed markings (no decals)
  • Detachable weapons
  • Adjustable sweep wings
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with F-111 Aardvark artwork

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14

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