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F-14D Tomcat Model, U.S. Navy, VF-2 - Hobby Master HA5227


F-14D Tomcat Model, U.S. Navy, VF-2 - Hobby Master HA5227 - click to enlarge
F-14D Tomcat Model, U.S. Navy, VF-2 - Hobby Master HA5227 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA5227
$134.95
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Grumman F-14D Tomcat – 164350, VF-2 “Bounty Hunters”, USS Constellation (CV-64), U.S. Navy, 2002-2003, "Operation Southern Watch" and "Operation Iraqi Freedom"

1:72 Scale.  Length: 10.5".  Wingspan: 10.6” (spread)



Limited production of approximately 400 models worldwide


USN VF-2 “Bounty Hunters” joined the USS Constellation (CV-64) in June 1994 and remained there until July of 2003 when they were re-designated as VFA-21 and re-equipped with the new F/A-18F. In late 2002 to 2003 VF-2 took part in Operation Southern Watch and Operation Iraqi Freedom and dropped the first Tomcat JDAM. During the two operations they flew 483 sorties delivering 294 LGBs, JDAMs and Mk-82s. F-14D 164350 was delivered on February 7, 1992 to VF-11 then VF-2 in 1997 and finally VF-31. It is presently on display at Joe Davies Heritage Air Park Palmdale, California.

The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a twin-engine variable sweep wing aircraft capable of supersonic flight. The aircraft is crewed by a Pilot and a Radar Intercept Officer (RIO) who share the tasks of navigation, target acquisition, ECM, and weapons use. The Tomcat was only operated by the United States Navy and the Republic of Iran Air Force. The name “Tomcat” is said to come from the call-sign used by Vice Admiral Thomas Connolly, which conformed to the U.S Navy tradition of giving Grumman aircraft feline names.


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-14 Tomcat features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate pad printed graphics
  • Removable weapons and fuel tanks (drop tanks)
  • Adjustable sweep wings
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with F-14 Tomcat artwork



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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