Prepainted Diecast Metal Model
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The Lockheed F-35 is an advanced stealth fifth generation fighter combining speed and superb agility. There are three variants; F-35A, B and C. The F-35A CTOL (Conventional Take Off and Landing) and has four internal weapons stations in two weapons bays plus three optional external weapons stations. The F-35B STOVL (Short Take Off Vertical Landing) variant while the F-35C is a CV (Carrier Variant). The F-35 will replace the USAF A-10 and F-16, the F/A-18 for the USN and the F/A-18 and AV-8B Harrier for the USMC.
Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron (VMFAT-501) "Warlords" was formed in April 2010 at Eglin AFB, Florida as a Fleet Replacement Squadron administratively under Marine Aircraft Group but operationally under the 33rd Fighter Wing that controls USAF and USN F-35 training. On July 17, 2014 VMFAT-501 began the transfer of their aircraft to Beaufort, South Carolina with F-35B 168067 c/n BF-06 VM-01 being the first to arrive. Official training began October 1, 2014 with the Marines declaring the F-35B IOC (Initial Operational Capability) in July 2015.
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II 168057,
VMFAT-501, Eglin AFB, 2014
True 1/72 scale.
Great attention to detail.
All markings are Tampoed (pad applied).
Option to display the model on a stand that is provided.
Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions.
Optional armament provided.
Canopy can be displayed open or closed.
Pilot figure included.
Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic.
model can be configured in normal flight mode or VTOL mode
LIFT FAN DOOR OPENS
THRUST VECTORING NOZZLE CAN BE MOVED UP AND DOWN