Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA5119 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet USN VFA-213 Black Lions, AJ201, USS George H. W. Bush, Persian Gulf, Operation Inherent Reslove, 2017. 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 7.5" Wingspan, 10" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The Boeing F/A-18E and F/A-18F Super Hornet are twin-engine, carrier-capable, multirole fighter aircraft variants based on the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet. The F/A-18E single-seat and F/A-18F tandem-seat variants are larger and more advanced derivatives of the F/A-18C and D Hornet. Primary Role: Carrier-Based Multirole Fighter.
On June 22, 1955 VF-213 “Black Lions” was formed and on April 2, 2006 was re-designated VFA-213 when the unit transitioned to the Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet. VFA-213 is based at NAS Oceana, Virginia and assigned to Carrier Air Wing Eight with call-sign “Lion”. In January 2017 VFA-213 departed on board the USS George H.W. Bush in support “Operation Inherent Resolve” and from February 10 until March 9, 2017 carried out operations from the Mediterranean Sea. The carrier now sailed to the Persian Gulf and operated there from March 23, until May 22, 2017.
JUNE 2021 RELEASE
|Size:||7.5" Wingspan & 10" Long|
|Design:||F-18 SUPER HORNETS & EA-18G GROWLERS|
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