Douglas A-4F Skyhawk Aircraft Blue Angels 1979 Season #1-6 Decals United States Navy Air Power Series 1/72 Diecast Model by Hobby Master

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    • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of Douglas A-4F Skyhawk Aircraft Blue Angels, 1979 Season, #1-6 Decals United States Navy Air Power Series die cast model by Hobby Master.
    • Brand new box.
    • Detailed exterior.
    • True-to-scale detail.
    • Includes pilot figure.
    • Has opening canopy.
    • Includes display stand.
    • Officially licensed product.
    • Detachable ordnance loads.
    • Includes decals to number plane 1-6.
    • Manufacturer’s original unopened packaging.
    • Dimensions approximately Length- 6.75, Wingspan- 4.75 inches.
    • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
    • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
    • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.

    HISTORY ASPECTS:
    The A-4F Skyhawk, adorned with the distinctive No. 1 to No. 6 airplanes decal, served as a versatile attack aircraft in the United States Navy and Marine Corps during the 1960s and 1970s. Designed by Douglas Aircraft Company, the A-4F was a variant of the highly successful A-4 Skyhawk series, renowned for its compact size, agility, and reliability. This particular variant featured improved avionics and a more powerful engine, enhancing its combat capabilities for a wide range of missions.
    During its service life, the A-4F Skyhawk participated in several conflicts and military operations, showcasing its effectiveness as a ground-attack and close air support aircraft. One of its notable deployments was during the Vietnam War, where it played a crucial role in providing air support for ground troops, conducting bombing missions, and attacking enemy targets with precision-guided munitions. The A-4F earned a reputation for its accuracy and survivability in the challenging combat environment of Southeast Asia.
    In addition to its combat roles, the A-4F Skyhawk also served as a training platform for naval aviators, preparing them for carrier-based operations and aerial combat. Its compact size and nimble handling made it an ideal aircraft for carrier operations, allowing pilots to hone their skills in launching and recovering on aircraft carriers. The A-4F continued to serve in various training and operational capacities until its retirement from active service, leaving behind a legacy of excellence and valor.
    With meticulous attention to detail and high-quality craftsmanship, this 1:72 scale model captures the essence of the A-4F Skyhawk, allowing enthusiasts to admire its sleek design and iconic markings. Whether displayed on a shelf, desk, or in a diorama, this A-4F Skyhawk replica serves as a fitting tribute to the brave pilots and crew who flew this iconic aircraft, preserving their legacy for generations to come.

    Weight 4 kg
    Dimensions 15 × 8 × 7 cm

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