Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA5222 Grumman F-14D Tomcat USN VF-31 Tomcatters, NK100, USS Abraham Lincoln, Operation Iraqi Freedom 2002. 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.
VF-31 was formed on July 1, 1935 and known as the “Shooting Stars” but later would become the owners of Felix The Cat emblem and in 1948 received the name “Tomcatters”. In early 1981 VF-31 received the Grumman F-14A Tomcat and in 1992 upgraded to the F-14D Super Tomcat. In 2002 VF-31 was onboard the USS Abraham Lincoln and heading home from Operation Enduring Freedom when they were ordered back to take part in Operation Iraqi Freedom where the Tomcatters flew 585 sorties and dropped 239 LGB/JDAM/Mk 82 bombs.
|Stock Status:||IN STOCK|
|Size:||10.75" Wingspan & 10.25" Long|
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