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F/A-18B Hornet Model, RAAF, 2 OCU - Hobby Master HA3545


F/A-18B Hornet Model, RAAF, 2 OCU - Hobby Master HA3545 - click to enlarge
F/A-18B Hornet Model, RAAF, 2 OCU - Hobby Master HA3545 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA3545
$98.95
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Order in advance for an expected arrival in November 2020. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18B Hornet 2 Operational Conversion Unit (OCU), RAAF, "Classic Hornet 1985-2019", RAAF Base Williamtown

1:72 Scale.  Length: 9.25".  Wingspan: 6.75"



Limited production of approximately 750 models worldwide


The role of 2 Operational Conversion Unit (2 OCU) is to train military pilots how to fly aircraft in use by the RAAF. 2019 marks the 35th anniversary of the F/A-18 Hornet in service with 2 OCU and at the end of 2019 it will be retired in preparation for the F35. To honor the service and final year of the Hornet, F/A-18B Hornet A21-116 received a special Tiger paint scheme. This F/A-18 was delivered in 1988 and has been with 2 OCU since 1995.

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 pad printed graphics
  • 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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