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F/A-18A Hornet Model, RAAF, 77 Sqn - Hobby Master HA3558


F/A-18A Hornet Model, RAAF, 77 Sqn - Hobby Master HA3558 - click to enlarge
F/A-18A Hornet Model, RAAF, 77 Sqn - Hobby Master HA3558 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA3558
$107.95
Availability: Sold Out


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18A Hornet A21-39, No. 77 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), December 2020, "33 Years Hornet of 77 Squadron"

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



Limited production of approximately 750 models


F/A-18A Hornet A21-39 was ordered by the RAAF in 1981 and delivered in late 1988, entering service with 3 Squadron. Eventually the aircraft was transferred to No 77 Squadron at the RAAF base in Williamtown NSW. In 2020 this aircraft was given a special paint scheme consisting of a dark green spine and tail with 1985-2020 33 Years Hornet painted in white on the tail. The inside surface of the tails had an oriental lion image, the same as on the 77 Squadron crest.

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-assembled, die-cast display models. Every model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with diecast metal and some plastic components.

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

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate 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 years


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