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F/A-18E Super Hornet, USN, VFA-27 - Hobby Master HA5116

F/A-18E Super Hornet, USN, VFA-27 - Hobby Master HA5116 - click to enlarge
F/A-18E Super Hornet, USN, VFA-27 - Hobby Master HA5116 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA5116
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18E Super Hornet VFA-27 "Royal Maces", USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76), U.S. Navy, 2017

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

Limited production of approximately 460 models worldwide

The USN VA-27 "Royal Maces" were commissioned on September 1, 1967, originally flying the A-7A Corsair II. VA-27 was disbanded after the Vietnam War but re-established in January 1991 flying the F/A-18A Hornet and renamed VFA-27. In 1994 VFA-27 re-equipped with the F/A-18C Hornet and in 1996 moved to Atsugi Japan. In 2004 VFA27 was upgraded to the F/A-18E Super Hornet and assigned to the USS George Washington. In 2015 VFA-27 was transferred to USS Ronald Reagan and in 2017 marked the 50th Anniversary of VA/VFA-27.

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 crew figures
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Detachable weapons and external fuel 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 years

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