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.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed graphics
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 (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.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years