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F-35A Lightning II Model, RAAF J75 Sqn. - Hobby Master HA4435


F-35A Lightning II Model, RAAF J75 Sqn. - Hobby Master HA4435 - click to enlarge
F-35A Lightning II Model, RAAF J75 Sqn. - Hobby Master HA4435 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA4435
$97.95
Availability: Sold Out


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II A35-029, J75 Squadron, RAAF Base Tindal, Australia 2022

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



Limited production of approximately 650 models worldwide

In August of 1983 No. 75 Squadron became the first RAAF fighter squadron to be permanently based in the Northern Territory since World War II. In May 1988 the RAAF acquired 55 F/A18As and 16 F/A-18Bs. RAAF 75 Squadron, based at Tindal, was the last unit to fly the F/A- 18A. On December 4, 2021 the F/A-18 Hornet made its final flight and five days later the first F-35A was delivered. One of the F-35As received was A35-029 c/n AU-29 US serial 18-5400. In June 2022 No. 75 Squadron celebrated its 80th Anniversary.

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 diecast 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
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • 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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