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F-14D Tomcat Model, U.S Navy VF-31 - Hobby Master HA5232


F-14D Tomcat Model, U.S Navy VF-31 - Hobby Master HA5232 - click to enlarge
F-14D Tomcat Model, U.S Navy VF-31 - Hobby Master HA5232 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA5232
$132.95
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Order in advance for an expected arrival in January 2021. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Grumman F-14D Tomcat – #164342, VF-31 "Tomcatters", USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), U.S. Navy, 2006

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



Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide


Grumman F-14D Tomcat Block 170, 164342 C/N 617/D-22 was delivered to the USN in August 1991. From September 1, 2005 to March 10, 2006 it served with USN VF-31 onboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt for what would be the F-14’s final cruise. During this time 164342 was the CAG aircraft and made its 1,000th arrested landing. When VF-31 returned to NAS Oceana they traded their F-14s for F/A-18s. On September 28, 2006 F-14D 614342 was Struck Off Charge (SOC) and one week latter it was delivered to the Wings Over Miami Museum.

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 is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, diecast models. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with die-cast 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 years


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