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S-3B Viking Model, U.S. Navy, VS-32 - Hobby Master HA4912

S-3B Viking Model, U.S. Navy, VS-32 - Hobby Master HA4912 - click to enlarge
S-3B Viking Model, U.S. Navy, VS-32 - Hobby Master HA4912 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA4912
Availability: Pre-Order


Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

Lockheed S-3B Viking – #159765, VS-32 "Maulers", USS America, U.S. Navy, Operation Desert Storm, 1991

1:72 Scale.  Length: 9".  Wingspan: 11.5"

Order in advance for an expected arrival in March 2024. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Limited production of approximately 400 models worldwide

S-3 159765/Modex 705/AB was accepted by the US Navy on October 31, 1975 and assigned to VS-31 "TopCats" on November 4, 1975. It wasn’t until 1982, and a few reassignments, before 159765 reached VS-32 "Maulers". In 1988 the aircraft was upgraded to an S-3B configuration and once again reassigned to VS-37 "Grim Dogs". Once again 159765 was assigned to VS-32 between 1990 and 1993. On February 1991 during Operation Desert Storm, 159765 destroyed an Iraqi patrol boat using three 500 pound Mk-82 bombs as well as inadvertently dropping a refueling pod.

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 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 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 years

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