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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA1997
McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II Diecast Model
USMC VMFA-212 Lancers, WD10, 1970s

Limited Edition

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


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McDonnell Douglas F-4J Bu.No 155890 served with VF-143 "Pukin' Dogs" as NK-114 in 1969 into 1970 before transferring to VF-21 "Freelancers" as NE-106 later that year. In 1977 155890 went to VMFA-212 "Lancers" as WD-10. In early 1965 and again in 1972 VMFA-212 deployed to Vietnam returning to Hawaii both times. From 1974 until 1987 operated from Japan before retiring their F-4s for the new F/A-18C "Hornet". In 1985 155890 moved to VMFA-251 "Thunderbolts" DW-05 but in 1987 it was retired and displayed at the Estrella Warbirds in California as VMFA-333 "Shamrocks".

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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