Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA5230 Grumman F-14A "Queen of Spades" 162689, VF-41 "Black Aces", Operation Desert Storm, June 1991. 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.
F-14A BuNo 162689 was built in 1986 and in 1988 it was transferred to VF-41 ˘Black Aces÷ and named ˘Queen of Spades÷ on the USS Theodore Roosevelt as 101 AJ. On December 28, 1990 they deployed to the Persian Gulf and remained there until June 1991. During ˘Operation Desert Storm÷ VF-41 led the first strike against Iraqi forces and locations. By the end of their mission VF-41 had flown 1,500 combat hours and completed 100% of scheduled operations. Next VF-41 sailed to the Turkish Mediterranean coast to support Kurdish refugees.
MAY 2023 RELEASE
|Size:||10.75" Wingspan & 10.25" Long|
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