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16/06/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA5811 F-117A “40 Years of Owning the Night” 84-0828, USAF, May 2022

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA5811 F-117A “40 Years of Owning the Night” 84-0828, USAF, May 2022, pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £103.95. In the 1970’s Soviet air defense systems improved and the U.S. realized they had to develop aircraft to counter this. Lockheed Skunk Works was tasked with the job and two aircraft were built under the code name “Have Blue” that proved stealth aircraft could be produced. As a result the F-117 Nighthawk was developed and first flew in 1981 with the... Read More

16/06/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA9504 Su-30MK Blue 02, Russia Air Force, Moscow 2009

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA9504 Su-30MK Blue 02, Russia Air Force, Moscow 2009, pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £112.95. The Sukhoi Su-30, initially named Su-27PU, is a two-seat multi-role fighter that evolved from the Su-27UB trainer version. The Su-30 was given new avionics and weapons for ground attack abilities. The aircraft began production in 1992 and in 1996 was renamed Su-30, NATO name is Flanker. The Su-30 has several variants, India has the MKI, Algeria has the MKA and Malaysia the MKM and... Read More

16/06/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA5127 F/A-18E Super Hornet 166776, VFA-31 ‘Tomcatters’, Mediterranean Sea, 2011

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA5127 F/A-18E Super Hornet 166776, VFA-31 ‘Tomcatters’, Mediterranean Sea, 2011. Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £104.95. 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 capable of returning to... Read More

16/06/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA5011 EA-6B Prowler ” Eve of Destruction” 163527, VAQ-141 “Shadowhawks”, Operation Desert Storm, 1991

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA5011 EA-6B Prowler ” Eve of Destruction” 163527, VAQ-141 “Shadowhawks”, Operation Desert Storm, 1991. Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £104.95. Based on the A-6 Intruder the Northrop Grumman (formerly Grumman) EA-6B Prowler primary mission is to support strike aircraft and ground forces by interrupting enemy electronics and gathering tactical intelligence. The aircraft carries 4-crew and is in service with the USN and USMC. The first USN EA-6B was retired on June 10, 2011 and the last carrier deployment by... Read More

14/06/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA2823 F-22A Raptor “Mirror Coating” 04-4065, 422nd TES, November 2021

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA2823 F-22A Raptor “Mirror Coating” 04-4065, 422nd TES, November 2021. Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £94.95. The USAF developed a requirement for a new air superiority fighter to replace the F-15 Eagle. Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF). The aircraft is constructed using 39% titanium, 24% composite material, 16% aluminum and 1% thermoplastic by weight. All these components contribute to the F-22 being a light weight, extremely maneuverable, extremely fast aircraft that uses stealth technology. The F-22 is also capable of... Read More

14/06/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA38009 F-16I Sufa “Operation Outside the Box” No.470, 253 Squadron, 2022

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA38009 F-16I Sufa “Operation Outside the Box” No.470, 253 Squadron, 2022. Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £81.95. The F-16 Fighting Falcon was produced by General Dynamics who became Lockheed who then merged with Martin Marietta to become Lockheed Martin. The F-16 entered service in January 1979 as a multi-role jet fighter that evolved into an all-weather multi-role aircraft capable of sustaining 9-g turns. The F-16 is relatively inexpensive to purchase and maintain so the U.S. and 25 other countries... Read More

14/06/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA1071 F-104G Starfighter “JaboG 33 Farewell” 22+67, Luftwaffe, 1985

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA1071 F-104G Starfighter “JaboG 33 Farewell” 22+67, Luftwaffe, 1985, pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £73.95. The F-104 Starfighter was a revolutionary design with short razor-sharp wings. It was the first aircraft to be able to maintain Mach 2 not just in short bursts. The Starfighter shattered speed and rate of climb records that still are impressive today. This extremely high speed earned the plane the nickname “The Missile With A Man In It”. Because of financial considerations 15 or... Read More

14/06/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA1435 A-4F Skyhawk 155208, VMA-142 “Flying Gators”, 1984

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA1435 A-4F Skyhawk 155208, VMA-142 “Flying Gators”, 1984, pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £73.95. Designed to replace the antiquated, propeller-driven AD Skyraider, the A-4 Skyhawk was first flown on June 22, 1954. Douglas exceeded the original design requirements by delivering a carrier-capable aircraft that was only half the Navy’s weight specification and so compact that it did not need folding wings. The A-4 was the first to use “buddy” air-to-air refueling (an A-4 could refuel other aircraft of the... Read More

14/06/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA19041 F-4E Phantom II 67-0210, 58th TFS, Udorn RTAB, June1972 (with AIM-4 Falcon missiles)

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA19041 F-4E Phantom II 67-0210, 58th TFS, Udorn RTAB, June1972 (with AIM-4 Falcon missiles). Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £84.95. The F-4E variant was an improved version of the C/D with an elongated nose and compact radar. These two things made it possible to install a 20mm M61A1 6 barrel 640 round Vulcan gun pod in the nose. The F-4E was the most produced variant with 1387 aircraft being made over its 12 year production period. The “E” also... Read More