F/A-18D Hornet Die VMFA(AW)-121 "Green Knights", 2004 (1:72)
Item # HA3552
F/A-18D Hornet Die VMFA(AW)-121 "Green Knights", 2004 (1:72) by Hobby Master Diecast Airplanes
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Length 10"
Wingspan 7.5"

Prepainted Diecast Metal Model

Collectors item: Not suitable for children under 14

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    Description

    Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA3552 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet 164685, VMFA(AW)-121 "Green Knights", 2004 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 production flight on April 12, 1980. The first 380 aircraft were F/A-18As and in September 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. McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet was c/n 1118, BuNo. 164685 and assigned to the USMC. In October 2004 the aircraft became the property of VMFA (AW)-121 �Green Knights� located at MCAS Miramar, California where it became the Boss Bird VK 01. 16485 left VMFA (AW)-121 for VMFA (AW)-242 Bats, VMFA (AW)-533 �Hawks� and in January 2012 F/A-18D Hornet 164685 was transferred to VMFA (AW)- 224 "Fighting Bengals" at MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina marked as WK 10. Specifications for the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A/B Role � Fighter/Attack Manufactured � 1980 to 1987 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