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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA5111
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet Diecast Model
USN VFA-41 Black Aces, NG100, USS John C. Stennis, Operation Enduring Freedom 2012

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet   10"   7.5"

In 2001 onboard the USS Enterprise and equipped with the F-14 VF-41 "Black Aces" sailed in support of Operation Southern Watch and Operation Enduring Freedom. In late 2001 when VF-41 returned to NAS Lemoore they transitioned to the F/A-18F Super Hornet and were redesignated VFA-41. In 2011 VFA-41 deployed on the USS John C. Stennis to support Operation Enduring Freedom and the last of Operation New Dawn. After a short stay back at Lemoore VFA-41 and USS John C. Stennis sailed in September 2012 to support Operation Enduring Freedom.

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet

Designed as a replacement for the A-4 Skyhawk and the A-7 Corsair II and as a complement to the F-14 Tomcat, the F/A-18 first flew on November 18, 1978. Perhaps best known as the aircraft of the US Navy's Blue Angels, this carrier-capable, supersonic, all-weather fighter has many roles, including fighter escort, fleet air defense and close air support. The F/A-18 is a versatile aircraft: it can operate from carriers or land bases and a single switch converts it from fighter to strike mode. During Operation Desert Storm, the F/A-18 proved that, on a single mission, one aircraft could serve as both fighter and a bomber.

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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series

The Hobby Master "1:72 Air Power Series" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft.

Hobby Master "1:72 Air Power Series" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Opening canopies, revealing detailed cockpit interiors.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
  • Accurately detailed underside with concealed screwheads.

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