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Douglas A-4F Skyhawk Attack Aircraft VMA-142 "Flying Gators" (1984) "Air Power Series" 1/72 Diecast Model by Hobby Master

Douglas A-4F Skyhawk Attack Aircraft VMA-142 "Flying Gators" (1984) "Air Power Series" 1/72 Diecast Model by Hobby Master

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Product Description

  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of Douglas A-4F Skyhawk Attack Aircraft VMA-142 "Flying Gators" (1984) "Air Power Series" die cast model by Hobby Master.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Includes display stand.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Includes missile accessories.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 6.75, Wingspan- 4.75 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.
  • HISTORY ASPECTS:
  • The A-4F Skyhawk was a single-engine attack aircraft used by the United States Navy and Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and beyond. VMA-142 "Flying Gators" was a Marine Corps squadron that operated the A-4F from the early 1970s to the mid-1980s.
  • During its service, the A-4F saw action in the Vietnam War, the Yom Kippur War, and the Gulf War. It was also used by various South American countries during the Falklands War.
  • The VMA-142 "Flying Gators" A-4F Skyhawk model represents one of the aircraft used by the squadron in 1984. It features the distinctive green alligator paint scheme and markings of the unit. This particular model is in 1:72 scale.
  • The A-4F Skyhawk was known for its agility and toughness, making it a favorite of pilots and ground crew alike. The "Flying Gators" squadron was known for their proficiency in close air support, and the A-4F was a key component of their mission.
  • The 1:72 scale VMA-142 "Flying Gators" A-4F Skyhawk model is a must-have for collectors and aviation enthusiasts alike. With its detailed paint scheme and markings, it is a faithful representation of this iconic aircraft and the men and women who flew and maintained it.