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EF-18A Hornet, Spanish Air Force 2015 - Hobby Master HA3567

EF-18A Hornet, Spanish Air Force 2015 - Hobby Master HA3567 - click to enlarge
EF-18A Hornet, Spanish Air Force 2015 - Hobby Master HA3567 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA3567
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) EF-18A Hornet – 12-50/C15-34, Ala 12, Spanish Air Force, 2015 "ALA 12 50th Anniversary"

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

Limited production of approximately 500 models

Spanish Air Force ALA 12 “Gatos” (Cats) is based at Torrejon AB. There is a black cat painted on the tail of ALA 12 aircraft as unit emblem. Spain ordered 60 EF-18A and 12 EF-18B Hornets (E=Espana) that were delivered between November 1985 and July 1990. The wing is equipped with the EF-18A/B. In 2008 C15-34 c/n 638/A530 code 12-50 was given a special paint scheme to honor ALA 12 50th Anniversary and continued to wear this scheme for several years. These aircraft were later upgraded to F-18A+/B+.

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, diecast 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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