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F/A-18D Hornet Model, USMC, VMFA (AW)-121 - Hobby Master HA3552


F/A-18D Hornet Model, USMC, VMFA (AW)-121 - Hobby Master HA3552 - click to enlarge
F/A-18D Hornet Model, USMC, VMFA (AW)-121 - Hobby Master HA3552 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA3552
$97.95
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Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18D Hornet – 164685, VMFA(AW)-121 "Green Knights", USMC, 2004

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



Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide


McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet was c/n 1118, BuNo. 164685 and assigned to the USMC. In October of 2004 the aircraft became the property of VMFA (AW)-121 “Green Knights” located at MCAS Miramar, California where it became the Boss Bird VK 01. 16485 left VMFA (AW)-121 for VMFA (AW)-242 Bats, VMFA (AW)-533 “Hawks” and in January 2012 was transferred to VMFA (AW)- 224 "Fighting Bengals" at MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina marked as WK 10.

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 is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, diecast models. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with precision-tooled die-cast metal and some plastic components.

This model of a F/A-18 Hornet features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • 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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