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F-35A Lightning II Model, CAF (mock-up) - Hobby Master HA4429


F-35A Lightning II Model, CAF (mock-up) - Hobby Master HA4429 - click to enlarge
F-35A Lightning II Model, CAF (mock-up) - Hobby Master HA4429 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA4429
$108.95
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Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II – CAF (mock-up), Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Ottawa, 2010

1:72 Scale.  Length: 8.5".  Wingspan: 5.75"



Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide


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

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The F-35 Lightning II has become a political football in Canada. In 2010 the Conservative Prime Minister announced the government would purchase 65 F-35s by 2020 to replace the CF-18. To sell this decision a wooden mock-up of an F-35 was made and displayed at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa. In 2012 an Auditor General’s report stated the costs were very understated and the purchase was halted. In the 2015 election the Liberals promised to cancel the order and ever since the F-35 has been in limbo even in 2022.

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:

  • Accurate printed markings
  • Optional open or closed weapons bays
  • 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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