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Hobby Master 1:72 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18D - "Bats" Miramar
The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is a twin engine all-weather
night fighter and attack aircraft. The F/A-18s first flew in November 1978 with the first
production flight on April 12, 1980. The first 380 aircraft were F/A-18As and in September
1987 production switched to the F/A-18C. Variants A and C are single-seat aircraft while B
and D are tandem-seats. The Hornet can operate from either aircraft carriers or land bases
with the capability of in flight refueling. A total of 1,480 A-D variants were built.
In 1991 the former VMA(AW)-242 was re-designated VMFA(AW)-242 All-Weather Fighter
Attack Squadron and re-equipped with F/A-18D Hornets. The unit received its first F/A-18D in
February 1991.The Squadron is known as the “Bats” with a motto of "Mors ex tenebris"
“Death from the Darkness”.
|Great attention to detail|
|All markings are Tampoed (pad applied)|
|Optional stand provided|
|Varied landing gear positions|
|Canopy can be displayed open or closed|
|Heavy metal with a minimum of plastic|
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