HA5150 Hobbymaster EA-18G Growler 168893, VAQ-141 “Shadowhawks”, USS Ronald Reagan, Atsugi Air Base, 2017

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Hobbymaster 1/72nd scale
HA5150
McDonnell Douglas EA-18G Growler
168893
VAQ-141 "Shadowhawks"
USS Ronald Reagan
Atsugi Air Base
2017

RRP £122.00

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Hobbymaster 1/72nd scale HA5150 McDonnell Douglas EA-18G Growler 168893, VAQ-141 “Shadowhawks”, USS Ronald Reagan, Atsugi Air Base, 2017. Buy now online at Flying Tigers.

The McDonnell Douglas Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet is a twin-engine multi-role carrier-based aircraft. The “E” variant is single-seater while the “F” variant is a tandem-seat configuration. The “E” is a much larger, more advanced and more capable variant of the F/A-18C. The Super variant can carry a larger array of weapons as well as more of them and is capable of returning to the carrier while still carrying unspent munitions, a big savings in dollars. The first F/A-18E flight was in 1995 and began delivery to the USN in 1999.

In the spring of 2012 VAQ-141 Shadowhawks transferred from NAS Whidbey Island, Washington to NAF Atsugi, Japan and assigned to the USS George Washington. In 2015 VAQ-141 crossed decks to the USS Ronald Reagan and in 2017 spent three months deployed in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. When the unit returned on November 28 VAQ-141 relocated to MCAS Iwakuni. One of the VAQ-141 Growlers was 168893 c/n G-91 that originally had been assigned to VAQ-129 Vikings as NJ-543.

RRP £122.00

Weight 750 g
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Model Code: HA5150

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1/72nd scale Military Jet Aircraft, Boeing EA-18G Growler, Future Hobbymaster models -all scales, Future Military Model Releases, HobbyMaster Aviation, Military Aviation