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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
General Dynamics F-111G Aardvark – A8-272 “Boneyard Wrangler”, No. 6 Squadron, RAAF, 1994-2007
1:72 Scale. Length: 12.25". Wingspan (spread): 10.5”
Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide
RAAF F-111G A8-272 was originally USAF SAC FB-111G 68-0272. USAF 68-0272 was retired on September 23, 1982 and sent to storage at Davis Monthan AFB, known as the Boneyard. In 1992 the RAAF purchased 15 USAF F-111s including 68-0272 that became A8-272. The other 14 F-111s were still in service with the USAF but 68-0272 was taken out of storage and made airworthy. 68-0272 became the only F-111 to ever fly again in an operational capacity earning the nickname “Boneyard Wrangler”. On May 1, 2009, A8-272 was sent to the RAAF Museum at Point Cook.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed markings
Removable weapons and external fuel tanks
Adjustable sweep wings
Optional extended landing gear
Box with F-111 Aardvark artwork
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.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14