F/A-18C Hornet 1/72 Die Cast Model, No. 428, 25th Squadron, Kuwait Air Force, 1990s, by Hobby Master HA3523

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F/A-18C Hornet 1/72 Die Cast Model, No. 428, 25th Squadron, Kuwait Air Force, 1990s, by Hobby Master HA3523. The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18 Hornet is a supersonic twin engine all-weather night fighter and attack aircraft. The F/A-18s first flew in November 1978 and 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. After the first Gulf War the Kuwaiti Air Force acquired the modern McDonnell Douglas single- seat F-18C and two-seat D variants. Delivery of the F-18s to Kuwait began in the first half of 1992 with 31 F-18/Cs and 8 F-18/Ds being added to the inventory by 2005. F-18/C # 428 MSN 1179 operates with the KAF 25 Fighter and Attack Squadron located at Ahmed al Jaber AB along with the 9 FAS. Even numbered serials belong to 25 Squadron and odd numbered serials belong to the 9 Squadron. True 1/72 scale. Professionally painted. Great attention to detail. All markings are Tampoed (pad applied). Option to display the model on a stand that is provided. Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions. Canopy can be displayed open or closed. Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic. Highly collectable.

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F/A-18C Hornet 1:72 Die Cast Model, Hobby Master HA3523 Option to display the model on a stand that is provided and landing gear can be up or down. True 1:72 scale, carefully painted, extraordinary sharp Tampoed markings great attention to detail. Canopy displays open or closed, heavy metal, minimum plastic. Highly collectable This detailed Hobby Master model promptly ships to you directly from Minneapolis USA

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