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F/A-18A Hornet Model, RAAF, 2005 - Hobby Master HA3556


F/A-18A Hornet Model, RAAF, 2005 - Hobby Master HA3556 - click to enlarge
F/A-18A Hornet Model, RAAF, 2005 - Hobby Master HA3556 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA3556
$99.95
Availability: Sold Out


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18A Hornet A21-26, 75 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, RAAF Tindal, Australia, 2005 "20 years F/A-18"

1:72 Scale.  Length: 9.25".  Wingspan: 6.25"



Limited production of approximately 700 models


F/A-18A Hornet A21-26 was delivered to the RAAF on March 31, 1988 and was the first aircraft assigned to 75 Squadron. The aircraft first flew with 75 Squadron in April and in September both 75 Squadron and A21-26 arrived at RAAF Tindal. In 2005 it received a special paint scheme to mark the 20th Anniversary of F/A18 Hornet operations with the RAAF and was first shown at the Avalon Airshow that year. Over its service time; A21-26 spent time with 3SQN, 75SQN, 77SQN, 2OCU and ARDU.

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 die-cast 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 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 years


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