Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18E Super Hornet – 400 / 166959, VFA-25 "Fist of the Fleet", U.S. Navy, NAS Lemoore, CA
1:72 Scale. Length: 10". Wingspan: 7.5"
Limited production of approximately 700 models worldwide
The unit that is now known as VFA-25 “Fist of the Fleet” began in 1943 as VT17. Over the years they have been known as VA-6B, VA-65, VA-25 and VFA-25 in 1983 when the squadron began training in the new F/A-18A Hornet. In 2012 VFA-25 completed a combat deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and returning home to NAS Lemoore they began their transition to the F/A-18E Super Hornet. F/A-18E #166959 was accepted by the USN in 2006 and in 2013 was transferred from VFA-122 to VFA-25 and became NJ/400 CAG aircraft.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed graphics
Detachable weapons and external fuel 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.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years