Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18E Super Hornet – 166776, VFA-31 “Tomcatters”, U.S. Navy, 2009
1:72 Scale. Length: 10". Wingspan: 7.5"
Limited production of approximately 800 models worldwide
The present day VFA-31 “Tomcatters” began as VF-1B on July 1, 1935. It is the second oldest active U.S. Navy squadron, with VFA-14 being the oldest since it was formed in 1919. VFA-31 and its various designations have flown nine different types of aircraft, including the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet which they received in 2006 when they were VF-31. The F/A-18 Super Hornet came with the new squadron designator VFA-31. When not assigned to a carrier VFA-31 makes their home at NAS Oceana, Virginia.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed markings
Detachable weapons and fuel tanks (drop tanks)
Optional extended landing gear
Box with F/A-18 Super Hornet artwork
The McDonnell Douglas Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet is a twin-engine multi-role carrier-based aircraft. The “E” variant is single-seater while the “F” variant is a tandem-seat configuration. The E is a much larger, more advanced and more capable variant of the F/A-18C. The Super Hornet variant can carry a larger array of weapons as well as more of them and is capable of returning to the carrier while still carrying unspent munitions. The first flight of the F/A-18E took place in 1995 with delivery to the U.S. Navy starting in 1999.
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 F/A-18 Super Hornet features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14