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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II – 323 Test and Evaluation Squadron (TES) "Diana", Edwards AFB, Royal Netherlands Air Force, 2018
1:72 Scale. Length: 8.5". Wingspan: 5.75"
Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide
The Royal Netherlands Air Force No. 323 Squadron formed on November 15, 1948 and in 1950 became a Fighter Weapons School. In July 1992 the 323 became Tactical Training Evaluation and Standardization Squadron (TACTESS). Equipped with the F-16 the 323rd was also used as an operational unit. On October 31, 2014 323 TACTESS retired but on June 15, 2015 323 was resurrected as a Test and Evaluation Squadron (TES) located at Edwards AFB flying the F-35A Lightning II. One of the two aircraft used at Edwards was F-001 MSN AN-1 delivered July 2013.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional open or closed weapons bays
Optional extended landing gear
Box with F-35 Lightning II artwork
The Lockheed F-35 Lightning II is a fifth generation multi-role fighter aircraft that combines radar evading stealth technology with supersonic speed and extreme agility. The three variants of the Lightning II are the F-35A, B, and C. The F-35A is the conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variant. It features two internal weapons bays and six external hardpoints for mounting a variety of weapons under the wings plus an internal 25 mm cannon. The F-35B is the short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) variant while the F-35C is the carrier-based variant. It was designed to replace the U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet and the U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet and AV-8 Harrier II.
The F-35 was first flown on December 15, 2006 and is scheduled to enter operational service in the coming years with the United States military and the air forces of several other nations that were partners in the development cost of the aircraft.
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.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14