Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA5205 Grumman F-14A Tomcat IRIAF, #160347, Iran, 2014, 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 10.75" Wingspan, 10.25" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is an American supersonic, twin-engine, two-seat, twin-tail, variable-sweep wing fighter aircraft. The Tomcat was developed for the United States Navy's Naval Fighter Experimental (VFX) program after the collapse of the F-111B project. The F-14 was the first of the American Teen Series fighters, which were designed incorporating air combat experience against MiG fighters during the Vietnam War. Primary Role: Interceptor, Air Superiority, And Multirole Fighter.
The first 2 of 79 Grumman F-14 Tomcats were delivered to Iran in January 1976. Along with the aircraft Iran also received 284 AIM-54A Phoenix missiles. In 1980 an eight year war broke out between Iraq and Iran where the F-18s played a major role in Iran winning the air war. Iranís top F-14 pilot scored 11 victories. Later in an effort to extend the life of the F-14 aircraft underwent a modernization program (MA) and 3-6049 / 160347 (cn H-49) was the first aircraft to receive the improvements.
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|Size:||10.75" Wingspan & 10.25" Long|
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