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Grumman F-14B Tomcat Fighter Aircraft "VF-103 Jolly Rogers USS George Washington" (2000) United States Navy "Air Power Series" 1/72 Diecast Model by Hobby Master


Product Description

  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of Grumman F-14B Tomcat Fighter Aircraft "VF-103 Jolly Rogers, USS George Washington" (2000) United States Navy "Air Power Series" die cast model by Hobby Master.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Includes pilot figure.
  • Has opening canopy.
  • Includes display stand.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Detachable ordnance loads.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 10.25, Wingspan- 10.75 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.
    In July 2000, the F-14B Tomcat, operated by the VF-103 "Jolly Rogers" squadron aboard the USS George Washington, played a vital role in maritime security and power projection. The squadron, assigned to Carrier Air Wing 17 (CVW-17), conducted routine operations in the Mediterranean Sea, showcasing the capabilities of the F-14B and its importance in naval aviation.
    While the F-14B did not see direct combat during this period, its presence and readiness were crucial for maintaining stability in the region. The Tomcat's sophisticated radar systems, long-range AIM-54 Phoenix missiles, and air-to-air capabilities made it a formidable asset for protecting carrier battle groups and projecting air dominance. The USS George Washington and VF-103 contributed to the United States Navy's global presence and commitment to maritime security.
    This 1:72 scale model captures the essence of this iconic aircraft. Aviation enthusiasts and collectors alike can appreciate the detailed craftsmanship of this replica, showcasing the distinct features of the F-14B. Whether displayed as a standalone piece or integrated into a larger collection, this model is a tribute to the VF-103 squadron's legacy and the F-14B's role in naval aviation history.


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