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3Wire Design 1:72 Display Bases S0720210
Display Base
USN VF-31 Tomcatters, Modern, Carrier Deck (Small)

9" x 12" Modern Aircraft Carrier Deck section for displaying 1:72 Scale Naval Aircraft. Features VF-31 Tomcatters patch in upper-left corner.

US Navy Fighter Squadron 31 (VF-31) Tomcatters was the new designation given to VF-3A on August 7th, 1948. The squadron transitioned from the F6F Hellcat through the F9F Panther, F2H Banshee, F3H Demon and F-4 Phantom II before upgrading to the F-14 Tomcat in 1981. The Tomcatters deployed several times with the F-14 on various Nimitz Class carriers. They deployed with the F-14 for the last time aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt in 2005 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. It was during this deployment that VF-31 became the last F-14 squadron to drop a bomb in combat. The squadron returned home in 2006 and and transitioned to the F/A-18E Super Hornet, being redesignated Strike Fighter Squadron 31 (VFA-31).

3Wire Design 1:72 Display Bases

The 3Wire Design 1:72 Display Base range presents highly-detailed flight-deck and tarmac panels for enhancing the realism of your 1:72 scale model aircraft collection. Authentic carrier deck or airbase markings are printed in outstanding detail and clarity directly onto the thick styrene panels. Get your models off the shelf and watch them snap into life as soon as you set them down on these ultra-realistic display bases.

3Wire Design Display Bases feature:

  • 0.060" (1.5mm) thick styrene panels.
  • Highly-detailed, accurate markings in 1:72 scale.
  • Standard dimensions fit perfectly inside commonly available picture frames.

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