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F/A-18E Super Hornet, USN, VFC-12 - Hobby Master HA5135

F/A-18E Super Hornet, USN, VFC-12 - Hobby Master HA5135 - click to enlarge
F/A-18E Super Hornet, USN, VFC-12 - Hobby Master HA5135 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA5135
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18E Super Hornet “Aggressor” – #165789, VFC-12, U.S. Navy, Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia, 2023

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

Limited production of approximately 700 models worldwide

In 2021 U.S. Navy adversary squadron VFC-12 "Fighting Omars", home-based at NAS Oceana Virginia, began to upgrade from the F-18A/B/C/D Hornets to F/A-18E/F Super Hornets. VFC-12 is one of four specialist adversary units within the USN. This upgrade was meant to improve the role of adversary aircraft. Now, with the F/A-18E/F, pilots attending the Adversary squadron will be flying the same type of aircraft they normally fly. VFC-12 gave some of their F/A-18E/F Super Hornets a new "Cloud" camo scheme.

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, diecast 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.

This model of an F/A-18 Hornet features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed graphics
  • Detachable weapons and external fuel tanks
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with F/A-18 Super Hornet artwork

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years

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