Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA6615 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 ZK344, 1(F) Sqn, Op SHADER, RAF Akrotiri, March 2021 (with Storm Shadows cruise missiles). 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 6" Wingspan, 8.75" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The Eurofighter Typhoon is a European twin-engine, canard delta wing, multirole fighter. The Typhoon was designed originally as an air superiority fighter and is manufactured by a consortium of Airbus, BAE Systems and Leonardo that conducts the majority of the project through a joint holding company, Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH. The NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency, representing the UK, Germany, Italy and Spain manages the project and is the prime customer. Primary Role: Multirole Fighter, Air Superiority Fighter.
The development of the Eurofighter began in 1983 with the prototype maiden flight of the Eurofighter taking place on March 27, 1994. The first fully equipped Tranche 2 Instrumented Production Aircraft (IPA7) took to the skies on January 16, 2008. Operation Shader was the operational name given to the UKs portion of the U.S. led against ISIS. The UK provided air, ground and sea support to the operation as well as humanitarian aid. RAF Akrotiri is located on Cyprus and is home to the Cyprus Operations Support Unit and is a forward base for operations in the Middle East. Eurofighter Typhoon departed Cyprus in March 2021 equipped with Storm Shadow air-launched cruise missiles, making this a first time use in combat.
|Stock Status:||IN STOCK|
|Size:||6" Wingspan & 8.75" Long|
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