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F/A-18A Hornet Model, RAAF, 75 Sqn - Hobby Master HA3561


F/A-18A Hornet Model, RAAF, 75 Sqn - Hobby Master HA3561 - click to enlarge
F/A-18A Hornet Model, RAAF, 75 Sqn - Hobby Master HA3561 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA3561
$104.95
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Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18A Hornet A21-18, 75 Squadron, RAAF, Commemorative paint scheme, 2021

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



Order in advance for an expected arrival in April 2022. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Limited production of approximately 800 models


To commemorate the service of the F/A-18A with the RAAF, F/A-18A #A21-18 was given what probably is the last paint scheme for the F/A-18 as the RAAF transitions to the F-35A. The 75 Squadron used the magpie as the center of their crest so the bird was placed on the tail section as the center piece. The paint scheme is predominantly black with white diamonds on top of the tail, white on the wing leading edges and around the canopy.

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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