Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Lockheed S-3A Viking – VS-28 "Hukkers," USS Forrestal (CV-59), U.S. Navy, 1980s
1:72 Scale. Length: 9". Wingspan: 11.5"
U.S. Navy VS-28 “Gamblers” was commissioned in 1960 at Quonset Point in Rhode Island. The mission of the squadron is to locate and counter enemy submarine threats. In January 1974 they moved to Naval Air Station Cecil Field, Florida. After deployments aboard the USS Saratoga and USS Independence, VS-28 began the first of 4 cruises on USS Forrestal in 1986 that lasted until April, 1990. VS-28 gained the nickname “Hukkers”, a derivative of “Hunter/Killers”. The squadron was deactivated on October 1, 1992.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
Box with S-3 Viking artwork
The Lockheed S-3 Viking is a four-seat, twin-engine turbofan-powered jet aircraft that was used by the U.S. Navy to identify and track enemy submarines.
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 S-3 Viking features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14