Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Lockheed S-3B Viking – BuNo 160604, VS-21, "Fighting Redtails", USS Kitty Hawk, U.S. Navy, January 2005
1:72 Scale. Length: 9". Wingspan: 11.5"
Order in advance for an expected arrival in January 2023. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.
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Limited production of approximately 400 models worldwide
After 60 years of unit history VS-21 “Red Tails” were decommissioned in February, 2005. Built in 1978, S-3A 160604 c/n 394A-1184 was the 184th of 187 Vikings built and was chosen to wear a special decommissioning paint scheme. The Commander of USN VS-21 provided photos and information as to what he wanted. A WWII era drawing of a woman was added to each side of the nose as well as modex 710. “NF” tail code was applied only to the starboard side and Bugs Bunny on the port side.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed markings (no decals)
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 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 die-cast 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 years