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F-14D Tomcat Model, U.S Navy VF-213 - Hobby Master HA5249


F-14D Tomcat Model, U.S Navy VF-213 - Hobby Master HA5249 - click to enlarge
F-14D Tomcat Model, U.S Navy VF-213 - Hobby Master HA5249 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA5249
$149.95
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Availability: Pre-Order


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Grumman F-14D Tomcat – #164394, Lt Cmdr. Meagan V. Flannigan, VF-213 "Blacklions", USS Theodore Roosevelt, U.S. Navy, Persian Gulf, 2006

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



Pre-order for an expected arrival in June 2022. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Limited production of approximately 700 models worldwide


VF-213 “Black Lions” was established on June 22, 1955. VF-213 received its first F-14D in 1997 and in March 2006; onboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt they completed their last cruise flying the F-14D. From September 2005 until March 2006 VF-213 operated in the Persian and Arabian Gulfs in support of “Operation Iraqi Freedom”. They returned home on March 10, 2006 and the next month began transitioning to the F/A-18F Super Hornet that required a designation change to VFA-213. During the last cruise Lt. Cmdr. Meagan Flannigan (nee-Varley) flew her F-14D.

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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