HA3552 Hobbymaster McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet 164685, VMFA(AW)-121 “Green Knights”, 2004

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Hobbymaster 1/72nd scale
HA3552
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet
164685
VMFA(AW)-121
"Green Knights"
2004

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Hobbymaster 1/72nd scale HA3552 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D Hornet 164685, VMFA(AW)-121 “Green Knights”, 2004. Buy now online at Flying Tigers.

 

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.

RRP £96.00

Weight 750 g
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Model Code: HA3552

Model categories:
1/72nd scale Military Jet Aircraft, Future Hobbymaster models -all scales, Future Military Model Releases, HobbyMaster Aviation, McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet, Military Aviation