Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Lockheed S-3B Viking – 159746, VX-30 "Bloodhounds", U.S. Navy, 2016
1:72 Scale. Length: 9". Wingspan: 11.5"
Limited production of approximately 400 models worldwide
The first of three Lockheed S-3B Vikings received by VX-30 “Bloodhounds” was 160147 after it and two other Vikings underwent ten months of depot-level restoration meant to increase their life-span by six years. 160147 was produced in a batch consisting of 160148 and 160149. The S-3B was used at Point Mugu, California for range clearance and surveillance near the shooting range. Between 1971 and 1978 179 operational S-3 Vikings were manufactured and assigned to 18 Navy squadrons accumulating over 1.7 million flight hours. S-3B Viking #160147 was sent to the bone yard in January 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.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years