Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18A Hornet – BuNo 162875, Naval Strike Air Warfare Center (NSAWC) #55, U.S. Navy, 2004-2006
1:72 Scale. Length: 9.25". Wingspan: 6.75"
Limited production of approximately 750 models worldwide
In 1986 F/A-18A Hornet 162875 joined VFA-192 World Famous Golden Dragons and eventually became part of the NSAWC (Naval Strike Air Warfare Center) and was assigned #55. In 1996 the NSAWC came about as the result of consolidating three USN units, the Naval Strike Warfare Center, the Navy Fighter Weapons School and Carrier Airborne Early Warning Weapons School and locating it at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada. The NSAWC has since been re-designated NAWDC (Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center).Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate pad 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.
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-18A Hornet features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14