HA5227 Hobbymaster Grumman F-14D Tomcat 164350, VF-2, 2003 “OIF”

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New to Pre-Order ! Limited Edition worldwide only 400 pieces !
Hobbymaster 1/72nd scale
HA5227
Grumman F-14D Tomcat
164350
VF-2
2003
"OIF"

RRP £130.00

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Hobbymaster 1/72nd scale HA5227 Grumman F-14D Tomcat 164350, VF-2, 2003 “OIF”. Buy online at Flying Tigers.

 

The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a twin-engine, variable sweep wings capable of supersonic flight. The aircraft is crewed by a Pilot and a Radar Intercept Officer who share the tasks of navigation, Navy and the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force only. The name “Tomcat” is said to come from the call-sign used by Vice Admiral Thomas Connolly which conformed to the USN tradition of giving Grumman aircraft feline names.

VF-2 “Bounty Hunters” joined the USS Constellation CV-64 in June 1994 and continued on it until July 2003 when the squadron was re-designated VFA-21 and re-equipped with the new F/A-18F. In Late 2002 into 2003 VF-2 took part in OIF and OSW and dropped the first Tomcat JDAM. During the two operations they flew 483 sorties delivering 294 LGBs – JDAMs and Mk-82 bombs. F-14D 164350 was delivered February 7, 1992 to VF-11 and then VF-2 in 1997 and finally VF-31. It is presently on display at Joe Davies Heritage Air Park Palmdale, California.

RRP £130.00

Weight 750 g
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Model Code: HA5227

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1/72nd scale Military Jet Aircraft, Future Hobbymaster models -all scales, Future Military Model Releases, Grumman F-14 Tomcat, HobbyMaster Aviation, Military Aviation