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Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet Fighter Aircraft "VX-9 Vampires" United States Navy "Gemini Aces" Series 1/72 Diecast Model Airplane by GeminiJets GeminiJets

Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet Fighter Aircraft "VX-9 Vampires" United States Navy "Gemini Aces" Series 1/72 Diecast Model Airplane by GeminiJets

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  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast airplane model of Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet Fighter Aircraft "VX-9 Vampires" United States Navy "Gemini Aces" Series die cast model by GeminiJets.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Has opening canopy.
  • Comes with a display stand.
  • Includes missile accessories.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Made of diecast metal with some plastic parts.
  • Dimensions approximately L-10, Wingspan-7 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • HISTORY ASPECTS:
    The U.S. Navy's F/A-18 Hornet, a versatile and formidable fighter aircraft, has played a significant role in modern naval aviation. Tail number 166673, associated with VX-9 or Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Nine, has a rich history filled with critical contributions to the development and testing of naval aviation systems.
    Commissioned in 1944, VX-9 has been at the forefront of naval aviation technology and systems testing. During the conflicts in the Middle East, including Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom, the F/A-18 Hornet, exemplified by aircraft 166673, proved its mettle as a combat aircraft. These conflicts marked an era when the F/A-18 demonstrated its strike capabilities, taking on targets with precision and providing critical air support.
    Today, aircraft enthusiasts and history buffs alike can own a piece of this remarkable history with this meticulously crafted 1:72 scale model. It pays tribute to the aircraft's role in testing and evaluation, showcasing its unique design. Own this piece of history and display the legacy of the U.S. Navy's air test and evaluation squadron with pride.

 


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