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F/A-18E Super Hornet Model, US Navy VFA-31 - Hobby Master HA5107


F/A-18E Super Hornet Model, US Navy VFA-31 - Hobby Master HA5107 - click to enlarge
F/A-18E Super Hornet Model, US Navy VFA-31 - Hobby Master HA5107 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA5107
$109.95
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18E Super Hornet – 166776, VFA-31 “Tomcatters”, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), U.S. Navy, December 2008 "Santa CAG"

1:72 Scale.  Length: 10".  Wingspan: 7.5"



Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide


In late October 2006 VF-31 Tomcatters completed their last F-14 operation and converted to the new McDonnell Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet. Equipped with the new aircraft, VF-31 became VFA-31. The first VFA-31 deployment took place in September of 2008 on board USS Theodore Roosevelt and, after a short visit to South Africa, sailed to support Operation Enduring Freedom over Afghanistan. With being deployed over Christmas, F/A-18E #166776 had a Santa hat and present added to their Felix logo. On March 21, 2009 USS Theodore Roosevelt was relieved by the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Detachable fuel tanks (drop tanks)
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with F/A-18 Hornet artwork



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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