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 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 (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