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F-35A Lightning II Model, Netherlands 323 TES - Hobby Master HA4420


F-35A Lightning II Model, Netherlands 323 TES - Hobby Master HA4420 - click to enlarge
F-35A Lightning II Model, Netherlands 323 TES - Hobby Master HA4420 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA4420
$106.95
Availability: Sold Out


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II 323 Test and Evaluation Squadron (TES) "Diana", Edwards AFB, CA, 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.

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.


Hobby Master is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, diecast models. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with die-cast metal and some plastic components.

This model of an F-35 Lightning II features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Accurate printed graphics (no decals)
  • Optional open or closed weapons bays
  • Removable weapons
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with F-35 Lightning II artwork



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years


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