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F/A-18C Hornet Model, U.S. Navy, VFA-113 - Hobby Master HA3540


F/A-18C Hornet Model, U.S. Navy, VFA-113 - Hobby Master HA3540 - click to enlarge
F/A-18C Hornet Model, U.S. Navy, VFA-113 - Hobby Master HA3540 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA3540
$89.95
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18C Hornet VFA-113 "Stingers," USS John C Stennis (CVN-74), U.S. Navy, 2005

1:72 Scale.  Length: 9.25".  Wingspan: 6.25"



Limited production of approximately 400 models worldwide


F/A-18C Hornet #164682 c/n 1115/C296 flew with VFA-113 in 2004 and 2005 on board the USS John C. Stennis, named after a U.S. Senator who served for 41 years. VFA-113 was established on July 15, 1948 as VF-113 Stingers, redesignated VA-113 in 1965 and VFA-113 in March 1983 when they were equipped with the F/A-18A. VFA-113 flew the F/A-18A Hornet until 1992 when they received the F/A-18C. VFA-113 Stingers participated in the Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War, Operation Southern Watch, Operation Enduring Freedom, Iraq War and Operation Inherent Resolve.

The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18 Hornet is a supersonic, twin-engine, all-weather fighter and attack aircraft flown by the US Navy, US Marine Corps and other 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.


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/A-18 Hornet features:

  • 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
  • Display stand
  • Box with F/A-18 Hornet artwork



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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