JCW72F18017 JC Wings Boeing EA-18G Growler US Navy VAQ-132 Scorpions, 2021

£92.99 (incl VAT)

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JCW72F18017 JC Wings Boeing EA-18G Growler US Navy VAQ-132 Scorpions, 2021

PRICE: £92.99 incl VAT (RRP £113.00, SAVING £20.01)

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New to pre-order. Worldwide limited edition.
JCW72F18017
JC Wings 1/72nd scale
Boeing EA-18G Growler
US Navy
VAQ-132 Scorpions
2021

RRP £113.00

Model Description

JC Wings 1/72nd scale JCW72F18017 Boeing EA-18G Growler US Navy VAQ-132 Scorpions, 2021. Available to pre-order at Flying Tigers.

 

The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is an all-weather, twin-engine, carrier-capable, multirole combat aircraft, designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft (hence the F/A designation). Designed by McDonnell Douglas and Northrop, the F/A-18 was derived from the latter’s YF-17 in the 1970s for use by the United States Navy and Marine Corps. The Hornet is also used by the air forces of several other nations, and formerly by the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels.

The F/A-18 was designed to be a highly versatile aircraft due to its avionics, cockpit displays, and excellent aerodynamic characteristics, with the ability to carry a wide variety of weapons. The aircraft can perform fighter escort, fleet air defense, suppression of enemy air defenses, air interdiction, close air support, and aerial reconnaissance. Its versatility and reliability have proven it to be a valuable carrier asset, though it has been criticized[by whom?] for its lack of range and payload compared to its earlier contemporaries, such as the Grumman F-14 Tomcat in the fighter and strike fighter role, and the Grumman A-6 Intruder and LTV A-7 Corsair II in the attack role.

The Hornet first saw combat action during the 1986 United States bombing of Libya and subsequently participated in the 1991 Gulf War and 2003 Iraq War. The F/A-18 Hornet served as the baseline for the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, its larger, evolutionary redesign, which replaced both the older Hornet and the F-14 Tomcat in the U.S. Navy.

RRP £113.00

Weight 750 g
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Model Code: JCW72F18017

Model categories:
Future Military Model Releases, JC Wings Fighter Aircraft, JC Wings Fighters, Military Aviation

Weight 750 g
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A hugely popular area of the Flying Tigers website is our FREE weekly Aviation related Newsletter.  Our Newsletter aims to keep you informed and up to date with all things Aviation, with a particular leaning towards the fabulous world of diecast aviation collecting.

‘Earn your Wings’ with the Flying Tigers Newsletter!