Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) CF-18A Hornet – RCAF Demonstration Team, "Canada Special Marking 2012"
1:72 Scale. Length: 9.25". Wingspan: 6.25"
Limited production of approximately 600 models
In 2012 RCAF CF-18A 781 (US registry 188781) was selected to receive a special paint scheme to represent Canada’s demonstration aircraft for that season. The aircraft paint theme was “The True North, Strong and Free” and flown by Capt. Patrick Paco Gobeil, a former Snowbird Demo team member. Images on the aircraft depict the Arctic with 13 snowflakes to represent Canadas 13 provinces and territories. Also shown are Northern Lights, Canada’s Maple Leaf, a polar bear and an Arctic hunter.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
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.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years