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EF-18A Hornet, Spanish Air Force 2020 - Hobby Master HA3568


EF-18A Hornet, Spanish Air Force 2020 - Hobby Master HA3568 - click to enlarge
EF-18A Hornet, Spanish Air Force 2020 - Hobby Master HA3568 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA3568
$109.95
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) EF-18A Hornet – 12-09/C15-51, Ala 12, Spanish Air Force, 2020

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



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

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Limited production of approximately 500 models


ALA 12 wing has been based at Torrejon Air Base since 1959 and since 1989 the unit has been equipped with F/18A/B Hornets. From October 17 – 30, 2020 the unit took part in “Exercise Sky 2020” hosted by ALA 46 at Gando Air Base on the Canary Islands. This exercise is comparable to others and is meant to increase operational readiness and improve intra unit efficiency. One of ALA 12s aircraft that took part was 12-09/C15-51 serial 0781/A567. The main task for ALA-12 is tactical air support and maritime operations.

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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