Academy 12422 - F/A-18D Hornet US Marines,with AUS Decals, 1:72 scale
Academy - USMC F/A-18D Hornet "VMFA(AW)-225 Vikings",with AUS Decals, 1:72 scale
This is a 1/72 scale Academy plastic model kit part of Academy's "Modern Aircraft Series". The F/A-18D Hornet is a two-seat combat aircraft used primarily by the United States Navy and Marine Corps. It was designed as a carrier capable lightweight fighter.
This twin-seat Hornet includes a highly detailed cockpit, optional position canopy, finely engraved panel lines, exceptionally detailed landing gear and bay doors. Doors and air brake can be positioned opened or closed
A full complement of underwing weapons such as the AIM-7M Sparrow, GBU-12 Paveway, AIM-9L/M Sidewinder, BRU-33 VER, AN/ASQ-173 LDT/SCAM Pod, AN/AAR-50 TINS pod and FLIR pods, plus three 330 gallon external fuel tanks are also included.
Academy included a comprehensive, precision decal sheet by Cartograf of Italy to ensure the accuracy of this kit and a precise painting and decal placement guide provide five accurate finishing choices, including F/A-18D Vikings, Bengals, Moonlighters and Hawks or alternatively RAAF.
The kit parts are molded in grey plastic, all panel lines have been accurately engraved and rivet details reproduced. The highly detailed cockpit and landing gear can be assembled open or closed.
Skill Level 4. Glue and paint are required but are not included.