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McDonnell Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet Aircraft "VFA-103 Jolly Rogers USS George H. W. Bush" (2023) United States Navy "Air Power Series" 1/72 Diecast Model by Hobby Master


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  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of McDonnell Douglas F/A-18F Super Hornet Aircraft "VFA-103 Jolly Rogers, USS George H. W. Bush" (2023) 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, Wingspan- 7.5 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.

The F/A-18F Super Hornet of VFA-103, also known as the "Jolly Rogers," is a symbol of modern naval air power. As of April 2023, these formidable aircraft were stationed aboard the USS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77), showcasing their versatility and advanced capabilities. The Jolly Rogers are renowned for their striking skull and crossbones insignia and their long history of excellence in naval aviation, dating back to World War II.
The F/A-18F Super Hornet, a twin-seat multirole fighter, has been an integral part of U.S. Navy operations since its introduction in the late 1990s. It has participated in numerous conflicts, including Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and ongoing operations in the Middle East. The Super Hornet's advanced avionics, robust airframe, and impressive payload capacity make it a crucial asset for air superiority, ground attack, and reconnaissance missions.
In 2023, VFA-103's Super Hornets continued to demonstrate their prowess in various deployments and exercises. Operating from the USS George H. W. Bush, the Jolly Rogers conducted missions that included strike operations, close air support, and maritime security patrols. These operations were vital in maintaining stability and enforcing international laws in critical regions such as the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean Sea. The F/A-18F's adaptability to different mission profiles and its state-of-the-art technology ensure that it remains a cornerstone of the U.S. Navy's air combat capabilities.
This 1:72 scale model is a perfect tribute to the aircraft's legacy and operational excellence. Featuring authentic details and markings, it is a must-have for collectors and aviation enthusiasts, celebrating the prowess and heritage of one of the U.S. Navy's most iconic fighter squadrons.

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