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Witty Sky Guardians (Series 2) WTW72024-04
Vought A-7A Corsair II Diecast Model
USN VA-93 Blue Blazers, NF300, CAG, USS Midway, US Bicentennial 1976

Limited Edition
900
Pieces Worldwide

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Vought A-7A Corsair II   7.75"   6.5"

To commemorate the United States' 200th or Bicentennial Anniversary in 1976, the Blue Blazers selected their CAG Bird to be repainted in this striking red, white and blue paint-scheme.

US Navy Fighter Squadron 93 (VF-93) Blue Blazers was commissioned in March, 1952 but was redesignated Attack Squadron 93 (VA-93) in September, 1956. The squadron transitioned from the F9F Cougar through the A-4 Skyhawk before becoming upgrading to the A-7 Corsair II in 1968. In 1976, the squadron dropped the "Blue Blazers" handle and adopted the name "Ravens". It deployed many times with the A-7 on the USS Midway before being disestablished on August 31st, 1986.

Please note: An optional display stand is available separately if you wish to display this model "in-flight".

Vought A-7A Corsair II

Designed as a longer-range, higher-payload replacement for the A-4 Skyhawk, the A-7 Corsair II was first flown on September 27th, 1965. This aircraft entered service during the Vietnam war and later became one of only a few US Navy aircraft to serve with the US Air Force. It possessed cutting edge technologies; it was one of the first aircraft to use a turbofan engine, an internal navigation system and a "head-up" display. Late in its career, A-7s were used for pilot training and were parked outside of hangars in order to draw the attention of Soviet spy satellites away from the fledgling F-117.

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Witty's 1:72 scale A-7 Corsair II model does great justice to this iconic aircraft. No detail has been overlooked, from the tinted bulletproof windscreen to the complete set of removable wing- and fuselage-mounted ordnance. This model has an opening hinged canopy with detailed pilot figure, two nose-mounted pitot tubes and arrestor hook detail. Details of the gear actuator and hydraulic lines are visible in the wheel wells. Its most unique feature is its steerable nose wheel, a finishing touch that is uncommon in any scale.

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Witty Sky Guardians (Series 2)

The Witty "Wings" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft. Witty have earned a reputation for producing high-quality models that can be displayed right out of the box.

Witty "Wings" (Series 2) 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.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear with rotating wheels.
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
  • Selected moving parts such as canopies, control surfaces and swing-wings.
  • Detailed, hand-painted pilot and crew member figures.
  • Many limited editions with numbered certificate of authenticity.

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