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December 2016

New images added for HA5101 F/A-18E “Super Hornet” 16634,

New images added for Hobby Master HA5101 F/A-18E “Super Hornet” 16634, VFA-14 Tophatters “90th Anniversary Scheme”, USS Nimitz, 2009. Pre-orders on this 1:72 scale model are still being taken at £89.95. The McDonnell Douglas Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet is a twin-engine multi-role carrier-based aircraft. The “E” variant is single-seater while the “F” variant is a tandem-seat configuration. The “E” is a much larger, more advanced and more capable variant of the F/A-18C. The Super variant can carry a larger array of weapons as well as more of them and is... Read More

New images added for HA4704 RA-5C Vigilante 156642, USS Independence

New images have been added for Hobby Master HA4704 RA-5C Vigilante 156642, USS Independence, 1970s. Pre-orders on this 1:72 scale model are still being taken at £84.95. The North American A3J Vigilante first flew on August 31, 1958 and was in service until November 1979. Originally designed as a Mach 2 all-weather bomber; the aircraft eventually had a new role of high-speed reconnaissance. In 1962 the Vigilante received new designators, the original A3J-1 became the A-5A, A3J-2 became A-5B while the reconnaissance version A3J-3P became the RA-5C and first flew... Read More

New images added for HA8509 P-51B Mustang 43-12434 “Short-Fuse Sallee”

New images have been added for Hobby Master HA8509 P-51B Mustang 43-12434 “Short-Fuse Sallee”, 356th FS, 354th FG, 9th AF, 1944. Pre-orders on this 1:48 scale model are still being taken at £62.95. The only difference between the North American P-51B and C variants was the B was built in Inglewood and the C in Dallas. The B variant first flew on May 5, 1943 and the C variant first flew on August 5, 1943. The B variant saw 1,988 built while the C variant saw 1,750 built. On December... Read More