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F-117 Nighthawk Model, "Toxic Death" - Hobby Master HA5810


F-117 Nighthawk Model, "Toxic Death" - Hobby Master HA5810 - click to enlarge
F-117 Nighthawk Model, "Toxic Death" - Hobby Master HA5810 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA5810
$134.95
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Availability: Pre-Order


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk – "Toxic Death" 79-10781, USAF, 1991

1:72 Scale.  Length: 11".  Wingspan: 7.25"



Pre-order for an expected arrival in May 2023. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide


The second Nighthawk produced was YF-117A 79-10781 and assigned to the 410th Flight Test Squadron “Baja Scorpions” and named Scorpion 2. In 1991 the first two aircraft of five full-scale development aircraft (FSD), 79-10780 and 79-10781 were to be retired early and displayed. In order to do this 79-10781 had to be stripped of its highly classified radar absorbent coating. It was blasted with baking soda in a special facility so the bare aluminum body had “Toxic Waste” painted on the side because it was considered bad luck for an aircraft not to have a name.

The F-117 Nighthawk is a twin-engine attack aircraft built by Lockheed for the U.S Air Force and the first operational military aircraft designed using stealth technology. The F-117 was first flown on June 18, 1981 and achieved initial operating capability in 1983. F-117’s took part in the 1991 Gulf War and Operation Allied Force in Yugoslavia, where one was downed by a surface-to-air missile (SAM) on March 27, 1999. It was the only Nighthawk lost in combat. The F-117 was also used during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2001 and Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. Of the 64 F-117s built, 59 were production versions. The U.S. Air Force retired the F-117 in 2008.


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-117 Nighthawk features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Historically accurate pad printed graphics
  • Optional opened or closed weapons bay doors
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with F-117 Nighthawk artwork


  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years


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