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F/A-18A Hornet Model, RAAF, 2016 - Hobby Master HA3554


F/A-18A Hornet Model, RAAF, 2016 - Hobby Master HA3554 - click to enlarge
F/A-18A Hornet Model, RAAF, 2016 - Hobby Master HA3554 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA3554
$99.95
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Order in advance for an expected arrival in May 2021. 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-18A Hornet "Worimi Hornet" – A21-23, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), 2016

1:72 Scale.  Length: 10".  Wingspan: 7.5"



Limited production of approximately 700 models worldwide


F/A-18A #A21-23 was delivered to the RAAF on February 8, 1988. In 2002 the aircraft was with 75 Squadron and was selected to wear a special paint scheme for the units 60th anniversary. In 2006 it went to 3 Squadron but soon returned to 75 Squadron. On February 24, 2015, F/A-18A A21-23 was unveiled wearing a special paint scheme called ‘Worimi Hornet’ in honor of Leonard Waters and the aboriginal people. Waters was the first RAAF aboriginal fighter pilot during WWII where he flew 95 missions.

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 crew figures
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Detachable 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 years


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