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CF-18B Hornet Model, CAF 425 Sqn - Hobby Master HA3575

CF-18B Hornet Model, CAF 425 Sqn - Hobby Master HA3575 - click to enlarge
CF-18B Hornet Model, CAF 425 Sqn - Hobby Master HA3575 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA3575
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) CF-18B Hornet – 188902, 425th Squadron, Canadian Air Force (CAF), 2004

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

Limited production of approximately 700 models

The Canadian Air Force (CAF) 425 Squadron is Canada’s French speaking squadron based in Bagotville, Quebec. Originally formed in June 1942 flying Wellington bombers but since 1985 they are equipped with CF-18 Hornets. The first CF-18 completed its maiden flight on July 29th 1982 with the single seat CF-18As assigned 188701 through 188798 while the dual CF-18Bs were assigned 188901 through 188940. The first 2 aircraft (188901 and 188902) were delivered to the No. 410 “Cougars” (OTU) Squadron at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on October 25th.

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 CF-18 Hornet features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate printed graphics
  • Optional open or closed airbrake
  • Removable weapons and external fuel tanks
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • New and boxed 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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