Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Panavia Tornado IDS – 44+43, JaBoG 34 "Allgäu", Luftwaffe, Memmingen Air Base, Germany, 1980s
1:72 Scale. Length: 9". Wingspan (25 degree sweep): 7.5"
Limited production of approximately 1,200 models worldwide
Over the years Bundeswehr (German Federal Air Force) Panavia Tornado 44+43 served with JaboG 32, JaboG 34, JaboG 31 and AG 51. JaboG 32 was the third unit to receive the Tornado IDS with JaboG 34 located at Memmingen becoming operational with their Tornado IDS in June 1988. When JaboG 34 disbanded in 2003 they had accumulated 450,000 flight hours. In 2007 Tornado 44+43 was retired and preserved at Birkenfeld. The aircraft is finished in a Norm 83C camo scheme.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate paint scheme and printed graphics
Removable external fuel tanks
Optional extended landing gear
Box with Tornado IDS artwork
The Panavia Tornado was a joint project between the UK, West Germany and Italy to produce a two-seat, dual-engine aircraft with variable-sweep wings. The Tornado took its maiden flight on August 14, 1974 with the first aircraft delivered to the German Air Force on July 27, 1979. The variants of the Tornado are: IDS (interdictor/strike), ECR (electronic combat / reconnaissance) and ADV (air defense variant) interceptor. By the end of production in 1998 there had been 992 aircraft of all versions built of which 745 were IDS variants.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years