Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA5235 Grumman F-14A Tomcat IRIAF, #3-6041, Khatami AB, Iran, 2003. 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.
Since the early 1970s the Soviet Union had been sending MiG-25 over flights of Iran who was unable to stop this using their F-4s. In January 1974 Iran ordered 30 F-14s with another 50 in June 1974. In January 1976 the first two aircraft arrived with 10 more by May 1977 along with Phoenix missiles which put an end to Soviet over flights. F-14A 160339/3-6041 was purchased from the Czech Air Force in 1995 and had the Czech markings painted over and Polish markings added but the camo scheme remained unchanged.
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|Size:||10.75" Wingspan & 10.25" Long|
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