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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA1945
McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II Diecast Model
USN VF-114 Aardvarks, NH206, USS Kitty Hawk, Vietnam, 1972

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II   9.75"   6.25"

Upon completion McDonnell Douglas F-4J BuNo 157249 was delivered to VF-114 "Aardvarks" on October 6, 1969 and assigned to Lt. R Hughes and RIO Lt(jg) Adolph Cruz as NH-206. On May 6, 1972 the crew was part of the cover flight for an evening strike and upon arriving at the target area 4 MiG-21s were sighted by NH-206 andNH-201. Each of the F-4Js managed to destroy a MiG-21 and safely return to the USS Kitty Hawk. 157249 converted to an F-4S in 1981-82 and on display at Leather Neck Museum, MCAS Miramar, California.

McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II

Designed as a fleet defense fighter for the US Navy, the F-4 Phantom was first flown on May 27, 1958. This twin-engine, long-range all-weather fighter/bomber proved highly adaptable and served in the Marine Corps and the US Air Force as well as in the Navy. During the Vietnam War, it was the principal air superiority fighter for the Navy and the Air Force and was also used for reconnaissance and ground attack. The Phantom continued to serve well into the 1970s and 1980s and even flew missions during the first Gulf War. Finally phased out by the F-14, F-16 and F/A-18, the Phantom was retired in 1996.

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Hobby Master's 1:72 scale F-4 Phantom II is highly detailed and very popular among collectors. This model has an intricately crafted fuselage, with rear and forward canopies that open to expose cockpit interior details such as instrument panel dials, control stick and ejector seat handles. The solid metal wing has raised wing-tips and a dog-toothed leading edge that blends seamlessly into the fuselage. Each release includes a full complement of removable ordnance. Variants in this series have notable differences in the nose and/or tail fin and slight variations in the engines' exhaust. Carrier-based variants have elevators with a raised leading edge, and land-based variants have standard leading edges.

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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series

The Hobby Master "1:72 Air Power Series" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft.

Hobby Master "1:72 Air Power Series" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Opening canopies, revealing detailed cockpit interiors.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
  • Accurately detailed underside with concealed screwheads.

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