Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Lockheed S-3B Viking – 160581, VX-30 "Bloodhounds", U.S. Navy, 2011, "100 Years of Naval Aviation"
1:72 Scale. Length: 9". Wingspan: 11.5"
Limited production of approximately 400 models worldwide
To celebrate “100 Years of Naval Aviation” U.S Navy S-3B Viking 160581 c/n 394A-1161 VX-30 “Bloodhounds” was painted a blue-gray over light gull gray the same scheme worn by U.S Navy aircraft at the Battle of Midway in June 1942. The paint is a combination of colors and markings worn by TBD-1 Devastator and SBD Dauntless squadrons. The first flight of the S-3 Viking took place in January 1972 and all S-3s were retired in 2009, with the exception of three aircraft that were flown by VX-30 until 2016.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