Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA3556 F/A-18A Hornet "20 years F/A-18" A21-26, RAAF, 2005. 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 6.25" Wingspan & 9.75" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine, supersonic, all-weather, carrier-capable, multirole combat jet, designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft (hence the F/A designation). Designed by McDonnell Douglas (now part of Boeing) and Northrop (now part of Northrop Grumman), 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. Primary Role: Multirole Fighter.
F/A-18A Hornet A21-26 was delivered to the RAAF on March 31, 1988 and became the first aircraft to be assigned to 75 Squadron. The aircraft first flew with 75 Squadron in April and in September 1988 both 75 Squadron and A21-26 arrived at RAAF Tindal. In 2005 the aircraft received a special paint scheme to mark the 20th Anniversary of Hornet operations with the RAAF and was first shown at the Avalon Airshow that year. Over its service time; A21-26 spent time with 3SQN, 75SQN, 77SQN, 2OCU and ARDU.
AUGUST 2021 RELEASE
|Size:||6.25" Wingspan, 9.25" Long|
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