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Sea Harrier FA.2 Model, Royal Navy 800 NAS - Hobby Master HA4105


Sea Harrier FA.2 Model, Royal Navy 800 NAS - Hobby Master HA4105 - click to enlarge
Sea Harrier FA.2 Model, Royal Navy 800 NAS - Hobby Master HA4105 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA4105
$79.95
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Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Sea Harrier FA.2 ZD608, No. 800 NAS, Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm, carrier HMS Invincible, Mediterranean, July 1995, "Operation Deliberate Force"

1:72 Scale.  Length: 7.75".  Wingspan: 5"



Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide


After the Falklands War a number of BAe Sea Harriers were ordered. Sea Harrier FA.2 #ZD608 was first flown in 1985 and joined Royal Navy No. 801 Naval Air Squadron in 1986. ZD608 was one of 56 FRS.1 aircraft upgraded to FA.2 standards. The FA2s primary task was fleet defense but in 1995 ZD608, assigned to Invincible as part of Operation Deliberate Force, demonstrated the FA.2 could be used in a strike role. "Operation Deliberate Force" was a multi-national force acting to stop the Bosnian Serb Army aggression. In 2006 Sea Harriers were retired and ZD608 ended its career with a collector in Greece.

The BAe Sea Harrier entered service with the British Royal Navy in April 1980. The Sea Harrier is a naval VTOL jet fighter designed for reconnaissance and attack roles. In 1993 an improved variant of the Sea Harrier was built as the FA.2 with a more powerful engine, improved air-to-air capabilities and weapons options. The FA.2 was produced until 1998 and continued in service until 2006 when it was replaced by the Harrier GR9. 56 FA.2 Sea Harriers were produced for the Royal Navy.


Hobby Master offers a wide selection of quality, pre-assembled, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted to a high level of accuracy using specifications of the original aircraft. They are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of a Sea Harrier FA.2 features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Detachable weapons and external fuel tanks
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with AV-8 Harrier artwork



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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