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S-3A Viking Model, U.S. Navy, VS-24 - Hobby Master HA4906

S-3A Viking Model, U.S. Navy, VS-24 - Hobby Master HA4906 - click to enlarge
S-3A Viking Model, U.S. Navy, VS-24 - Hobby Master HA4906 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA4906
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Lockheed S-3A Viking – #160138, VS-24 “Scouts”, U.S. Navy, 1978

1:72 Scale.  Length: 8.9".  Wingspan: 11.4"

Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide

U.S. Navy VS-24 can trace their beginning back to January 1943 as VB-17. Over time they were designated as VA-5B, VA-64, VC-24 and, on May 25, 1960, VS-24 “Scouts”. In mid-1976 VS-24 transitioned from the S-2 Tracker to the S-3A Viking. Since receiving the S-3A the squadron has operated from the carriers USS Nimitz, Carl Vinson, John F. Kennedy, Enterprise and Theodore Roosevelt. S-3As were converted to S-3Bs from 1987 - 1994 and S-3A 160138 MSN 394A-3120 was one. S-3B 160138 went to AMARC in 2005 and VS-24 was decommissioned in 2007.

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:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate pad printed markings (no decals)
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with S-3 Viking artwork

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14

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