Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model
McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18A Hornet – N850NA / BuNo 161703, NASA, Edwards AFB, California, 2005
1:72 Scale. Length: 9.25". Wingspan: 6.25"
Limited production of approximately 700 models
Three F/A-18 Hornets were acquired from the USN by NASA between 1984 and 1991 of which one was a two-seater. One of the single-seats was F/A-18A Hornet #161703, c/n 48/A037, that was delivered to the USN and was flown by the Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC-60) located at Point Mugu, CA. When it transferred to NASA it was registered as N850NA. The single-seat F/A-18 acted as a chase plane along with the camera equipped N852NA but N850NA was only used for an extra pair of eyes.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed graphics
Optional open or closed airbrake
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