Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA5121 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18E Blue Angels 165666, US Navy, 2021. 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.
F/A-18E 165536 spent time with VX-31 ˘Dust Devils÷ and later VX-23 ˘Salty Dogs÷. In early 2018 this aircraft joined two other F/A-18s for the filming of the movie ˘Top Gun: Maverick÷ as a ˘Hero Jet÷ for Captain Pete ˘Maverick÷ Mitchell. When filming finished it was sent to be converted for duties with the ˘Blue Angels÷ aerobatic team. Next the aircraft went to Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 23 (VX-23). On July 27, 2020 165536 was the first F/A-18E to join the ˘Blue Angels÷ and received the #1.
|Stock Status:||IN STOCK|
|Size:||7.5" Wingspan & 10" Long|
|Design:||F-18 SUPER HORNETS & EA-18G GROWLERS|
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