HA5229 Hobbymaster Grumman F-14A Tomcat 160408, VF-84, USS Theodore Roosevelt, May 1993

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Hobbymaster 1/72nd scale
HA5229
Grumman F-14A Tomcat
160408
VF-84
USS Theodore Roosevelt
May 1993

RRP £132.00

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Hobbymaster 1/72nd scale HA5229 Grumman F-14A Tomcat 160408, VF-84, USS Theodore Roosevelt, May 1993. 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-84 was established on July 1, 1955 as VF-86 but changed to VF-84. This was the third unit to be named VF-84 and they assumed the nickname “Jolly Rogers”. F-14A 160408 c/n 264 made an appearance in the movie “Executive Decision” as Vic 201. In 1993 and assigned to VF-84 160408 deployed with the USS Theodore Roosevelt on March 11, 1993 until September 8 for a cruise to the Mediterranean, Adriatic and Red Sea. This would be their last on USS Theodore Roosevelt as they were disestablished on October 1, 1995.

RRP £132.00

Weight 750 g
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Model Code: HA5229

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