Slightly dented box (front cover)
Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18C Hornet – VFA-25 “Fist of the Fleet”, USS Abraham Lincoln, Northern Arabian Gulf, April 2003
1:72 Scale. Length: 9.25". Wingspan: 6.75"
VA-25 “Fist of the Fleet” began training on the new F-18A Hornet in May 1983 and in July of that year they were re-designated VFA-25. Beginning in 1992 VFA-25 transitioned to the new F-18C variant and in 2012 transitioned to the F-18E Super Hornet. In 1998 VFA-25 deployed onboard the USS Abraham Lincoln for the first time. In 2003 VFA-25 sailed to the Arabian Gulf to enforce the no-fly zone in Iraq. F/A-18C #164633 was delivered to VFA-25 in October 1991 and served as the CAG aircraft.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional open or closed airbrake
Removable weapons and external fuel tanks
Optional extended landing gear
Box with F/A-18 Hornet artwork
The McDonnell Douglas (Boeing) F/A-18 Hornet is a supersonic, twin-engine, all-weather night fighter/ attack aircraft flown by the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and several allied nations. The F/A-18 was first flown on November 18, 1978 with the first production flight taking place on April 12, 1980. The first 380 F/A-18s were the A version and in September 1987 production switched to the F/A-18C. Variants A and C are single-seat while B and D variants are tandem-seats. The Hornet can operate from either aircraft carriers or land bases and have the capability of in-flight refueling. A total of 1,480 A-D variants were built.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14