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Hobby Master - HA5243
HA5243
$187.99   $161.99
Hobby Master - HA5243

Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA5243 Grumman F-14B Tomcat "OEF" 163220, VF-143 "Pukin Dogs", 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.

In March 2002 VF-143 ˘Pukin Dogs÷ sailed on board the USS John F. Kennedy as part of CVW-7 with a mission to support Operation Enduring Freedom and returned home in August. Their next deployment was on board the USS George Washington in 2004 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. 2005 saw the unit transition to the new F/A-18 Super Hornet and this required a designation change to VFA-143. ˘Pukin Dogs÷ is believed to be a comment made when the Griffin logo was first viewed, the drooping head and open mouth, ˘it looks like a puking dog÷.

JUNE 2023 RELEASE

Stock Status: PRE-ORDER
Scale: 1/72
Size: 10.75" Wingspan & 10.25" Long
Category: AIRCRAFT
Design: F-14 TOMCAT
Shipping 1st: 8.95
Additional Items: 0.00

   

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