Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle - #85-0102 "Gulf Spirit", 33rd TFW, USAF, Eglin AFB, 1991, Operation Desert Storm
1:72 Scale. Length: 10.5". Wingspan: 7.25"
Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide
During Desert Storm F-15C Eagle 85-0102 scored three victories. On January 29, 1991 Captain David Rose of the 33rd FW downed a MiG-23. The second and third victories came on February 7, 1991 when Captain Anthony Murphy of the 36th FW shot down two Su-22’s. F-15C #85-0102 was assigned to Colonel Rick Parsons Commander of the 33rd TFW and bears his name but his victory over an Su-7 came in another F-15C. Three Iraqi flags represent Rose and Murphy’s kills and the star is Colonel Parsons’.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed markings
Removable weapons and fuel tanks (drop tanks)
Optional open or closed air brake
Optional extended landing gear
Box with F-15 artwork
In 1967 the United States became aware of the Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat. This made it necessary to develop a new aircraft to counter the MiG-25. The USAF rejected the USN F-14 Tomcat and issued its own requirements. The solution came in the form of the McDonnell-Douglas (now Boeing) F-15 Eagle. The F-15A made its inaugural flight in July 1972 and in January 1976 the first Eagle entered service. The "E" entered service in 1989. The F-15 was the first dedicated USAF air superiority fighter since the F-86 Sabre.
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 an F-15 Eagle features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14