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F-14D Tomcat Model, US Navy, VX-9 - Hobby Master HA5248


F-14D Tomcat Model, US Navy, VX-9 - Hobby Master HA5248 - click to enlarge
F-14D Tomcat Model, US Navy, VX-9 - Hobby Master HA5248 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA5248
$133.95
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Availability: Pre-Order


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model

Grumman F-14D Tomcat – #164604, VX-9 “Vampires”, U.S. Navy, 1997

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



Pre-order for an expected arrival in February 2024. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide

F-14D Tomcat BuNo 164604 c/n 632 was the last Tomcat to be produced and was delivered to the USN on July 10, 1992 and assigned to the Test & Evaluation units VX-4 and VX-9 as Vandy 1. VX-9 "Vampires" was created when VX-4 and VX-5 merged. The first F-14 to wear the black livery was 159853 and 164604 was the last. On July 2, 2004 164604 made its last flight when it flew to NAS Oceana and serves as gate guard and repainted as VF-103 "Jolly Rogers".

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 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 external fuel tanks
  • Adjustable sweep wings
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Boxed 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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