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CF-18A Hornet Model, RCAF, 425 Sqn - Hobby Master HA3559


CF-18A Hornet Model, RCAF, 425 Sqn - Hobby Master HA3559 - click to enlarge
CF-18A Hornet Model, RCAF, 425 Sqn - Hobby Master HA3559 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA3559
$107.95
Availability: Sold Out


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) CF-18A Hornet 425 Squadron, RCAF, Quinte International Air Show, Trenton, Ontario, Canada, 2016

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



Limited production of approximately 750 models


On March 12, 2011 the Arab League asked the U.N. Security Council to impose a no-fly zone over Libya. Canada, along with the U.S., the U.K. and France sent men and machines to carry out the nofly zone. Between late March 2011 and November Canada sent six CF-18s along with other aircraft and support as its contribution. One of the CF-18s was 188759 c/n 405/A337 from 425 Squadron and on June 25-26 2016 it made an appearance at the Quinte International Air Show held at Trenton Ontario.

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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