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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA4556
McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle Diecast Model
USAF 57th ATG, 65th AGRS, #78-0494 Blue 09, Nellis AFB, NV, May 2013

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle   10.75"   7.25"

Red Flag 12-2 took place from January 23, 2012 through February 3, 2012 and is a training exercise held at Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, Nevada. The host 65th Aggressor Squadron/57th Adversary Tactics Group supplied F-15 and F-16's as the Red Team Adversaries and the guest units were the Blue Team. One of the 65th AGRS aircraft was F-15C 78-0509 c/n 494 wearing the latest Digital Splinter Scheme. In 2014 the 65th AGRS was inactivated and 78-0509 went to the 122nd FS/159th FW Louisiana ANG minus the Digital Splinter Scheme.

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

Designed to meet US Air Force requirements for an air superiority fighter to replace the F-4 Phantom, the F-15 Eagle first flew on July 27, 1972. The Air Force needed a fighter that could engage long range targets, a skill the F-4 did not possess. The F-15 has a pulse-Doppler radar system, which can track small high-speed targets up to 120 nautical miles away and can lock its missile onto targets up to 50 nautical miles away. With more than 100 aerial combat victories, the F-15 is said to be one of the most successful modern fighters. It is expected to remain in service until 2025.

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Hobby Masterís 1:72 scale F-15 is produced with a high metal content using state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques. The model features near seamless construction as seen on all Hobby Master products, and this is particularly evident with the tight-fitting conformal fuel tanks present on the F-15E variant. Separate open and closed canopy and speed brakes are included, yielding uncompromising detail that functional hinges would lack at this scale. Other fine features include a detailed cockpit interior, a variety of ordnance and drop tanks appropriate to the paint-scheme and landing gear that constructed as completed subassemblies for easy installation.

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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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