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S-3A Viking Model, U.S. Navy, VS-29 - Hobby Master HA4907


S-3A Viking Model, U.S. Navy, VS-29 - Hobby Master HA4907 - click to enlarge
S-3A Viking Model, U.S. Navy, VS-29 - Hobby Master HA4907 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA4907
$99.95
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Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Lockheed S-3A Viking – #159390, VS-29 “Dragonfires”, USS Enterprise (CVN-65), U.S. Navy, 1970s

1:72 Scale.  Length: 8.9".  Wingspan: 11.5"



Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide


The U.S. Navy VS-29 “Dragonfires” was formed in 1960 and served from 1966 until 1972 in the Gulf of Tonkin. In 1975 VS-29 transitioned from the S-2 to the new S-3A Viking while stationed on the USS Enterprise. In 1977 the “Dragonfires” deployed on the USS Ranger and later spent repeated times onboard the USS Kitty Hawk, Carl Vinson and Abraham Lincoln. S-3A #159390 MSN 349A-3026 was later converted to an S-3B. VS-29 was decommissioned in 2004 and S-3B 159390 was transferred to VS-30 “Diamondcutters” before going to AMARC in 2005.

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
  • Historically accurate 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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