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1/32 F/A-18F Super Hornet

Manufactured by: Trumpeter Models

SKU: TR 03205
Price: AU$219.95

US$150.84;  €137.24
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    Product Description
    This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.

    The F/A-18E/F Super Hornet is a larger and more advanced variant of the F/A-18C/D Hornet. An early version was marketed by McDonnell Douglas as Hornet 2000 in the 1980s. The Hornet 2000 concept was an advanced version of the F/A-18 with a larger wing, longer fuselage to carry more fuel and more powerful engines. The F/A-18E/F fuselage was stretched by 860 mm to make room for fuel and future avionics upgrades and increased the wing area by 25%. However, the Super Hornet has 42% fewer structural parts than the original Hornet design. The General Electric F414 engine, developed from the Hornet's F404, has 35% more power. The Super Hornet can return to an aircraft carrier with a larger load of unspent fuel and munitions than the original Hornet. The term for this ability is known as "bringback". Bringback for the Super Hornet is in excess of 9,000 pounds (4,100 kg). The Super Hornet first flew in 1995. Full-rate production began in September 1997. The Super Hornet entered service with the United States Navy in 1999, replacing the F-14 Tomcat since 2006.

    Scale: 1:32
    Item Type Static kit
    Model Brief: Length: 570.55mm Wingspan: 425mm
    Total Parts: 761pcs
    Metal Parts: main landing gear strut
    Photo Etched Parts: 2pcs
    Total Sprues: 54 sprues, lower fuselage, upper fuselage, 4 tyres and 2 metal main landing gear strut

    Paint Schemes:
    1. F/A-18f Super Hornet VFA-102 "Diamondbacks" , cvw-5,165882,USS Kitty hawk
    2. F/A-18f Super Hornet VFA-2 "Bounty Hunters" , cvw-2,NE-100/165916,USS

    • Manufactured by: Trumpeter Models
    • SKU: TR 03205
    • Package Weight: 2560g
    • 0 Units in Stock

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