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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18F Super Hornet – 166674, VFA-213 “Black Lions”, USS George H. W. Bush, U.S. Navy, 2017, "Operation Inherent Resolve"
1:72 Scale. Length: 10". Wingspan: 7.5"
Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide
On June 22, 1955, VF-213 “Black Lions” was formed and on April 2, 2006 was re-designated VFA-213 when the unit transitioned to the Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet. VFA-213 is based at NAS Oceana, Virginia and assigned to Carrier Air Wing Eight with call-sign “Lion”. In January 2017 VFA-213 departed on board the USS George H.W. Bush in support “Operation Inherent Resolve” and from February 10 to March 9, 2017 carried out operations from the Mediterranean Sea. The carrier sailed to the Persian Gulf and operated there from March 23 to May 22, 2017.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
Box with F/A-18 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 is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-assembled, die-cast display models. Every 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.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years