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F/A-18C Hornet Model, Swiss Air Force - Hobby Master HA3572


F/A-18C Hornet Model, Swiss Air Force - Hobby Master HA3572 - click to enlarge
F/A-18C Hornet Model, Swiss Air Force - Hobby Master HA3572 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA3572
$105.95
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Description

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

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18C Hornet – J-5014, Swiss Air Force, 2014

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



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

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Limited production of approximately 600 models


The Swiss Air Force Air14 Air Show was held at Payerne AB and meant to celebrate 100 years of Swiss aviation, 50 years of the Patrouille Suisse and 25 years for the PC-7 Team. There were going to be so many participants and events that it was decided to hold it on the last weekend of August 2014 and the first weekend of September. F/A-18C Hornet J-5014 serial 1359/SFC014 11 Flying Squadron, 13th Wing was given a special paint scheme corresponding to Swiss WWII aircraft. It was Europe’s largest show that year.

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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