F/A-18F Super Hornet RAAF 1 Sqn Operation Okra

$175.00

 

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.
Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
Accurately detailed underside.

SKU: HA5103 Category:

Description

F/A-18F Super Hornet RAAF 1 Sqn Operation Okra

RAAF F/A-18F Super Hornet 1/72 Scale, A44-212,

Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series

Livery is for 1 Squadron.

The McDonnell Douglas Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet is a twin-engine multi-role aircraft. The “F” variant is a tandem-seat configuration.

RAAF F/A-18F Super Hornets are based at RAAF Base Amberley and assigned to 1
Squadron. The RAAF acquired 24 F/A-18F aircraft while waiting for the F-35A Lightning II to
become available. The RAAF Super Hornet maiden flight was on July 21, 2009 with the first five
aircraft arriving in Australia on March 26, 2010.These aircraft were considered operational ready
in December 2012. Operation Okra was Australia’s contribution to the air war against ISIS/ISIL.
F/A-18F A44-212 BuNo. 167968 was delivered to 1 Squadron on July 6, 2010.

Crew – F/A-18F x 2

Role – Multi-role attack and fighter

Performance
Powerplants – 2 x F414-GE-400 turbofans
Thrust (Static) – 22,000 lbs   (9,977kg) per engine
Ceiling – 50,000 ft +
Speed – Mach 1.8 +

Weight – Maximum Gross Take-off 66,000 lbs   (29,932 kg)

Dimensions
Length – 60.3 ft   (18.5 m)
Height – 16 ft   (4.87 m)
Wingspan – 44.9 ft   (13.68 m)

 

Additional information

Weight 0.9 kg
Dimensions 29 × 29 × 9 cm

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