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F/A-18A Hornet A21-26, RAAF, 2005 (1:72)
Item # HA3556
F/A-18A Hornet A21-26, RAAF, 2005 (1:72)
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Length 10"
Wingspan 7.5"

Prepainted Diecast Metal Model

Collectors item: Not suitable for children under 14

Retail: $109.95
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    Description

    Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
    HA3556
    F/A-18A Hornet "20 years F/A-18"
    A21-26, RAAF, 2005
    The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18 Hornet is a supersonic twin engine all-weather
    night fighter and attack aircraft. The F/A-18s first flew in November 1978 and the first 1987
    production switched to the F/A-18C. Variants A and C are single-seat aircraft while B and D
    are tandem-seats. The Hornet can operate from either aircraft carriers or land bases with the
    capability of in flight refueling. A total of 1,480 A-D variants were built.

    F/A-18A Hornet A21-26 was delivered to the RAAF on March 31, 1988 and became the first
    aircraft to be assigned to 75 Squadron. The aircraft first flew with 75 Squadron in April and in
    September 1988 both 75 Squadron and A21-26 arrived at RAAF Tindal. In 2005 the aircraft
    received a special paint scheme to mark the 20th Anniversary of Hornet operations with the
    RAAF and was first shown at the Avalon Airshow that year. Over its service time; A21-26
    spent time with 3SQN, 75SQN, 77SQN, 2OCU and ARDU.
    True 1/72 scale
    Professionally painted
    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
    Canopy can be displayed open or closed
    Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic
    Highly collectable