JC Wings Military 1:72 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet ‘100 Years of No. 3 Sqn.’ A21-27 (JCW-72-F18-016)

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Product Description:

Operator: Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)

Aircraft Type: McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet

Registration: A21-27

Livery: 2016 ‘100th Anniversary of No. 3 Sqn.‘ colours, RAAF Base Williamtown, New South Wales, Australia

Features: Detachable landing gear and ordnance loads, with adjustable control surfaces (elevators & rudders)

Included Accessories: Display stand, numbered collectors card and detailed crew figure(s)

On October 28, 2016 an important celebration was held by the RAAF at base Williamtown, NSW. It was the Centenary of the RAAF 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Squadrons that were formed in 1916. One of the special paint schemes for this historic event was completed for the 3rd Squadron aircraft F/A-18A A21-27. The paint scheme commemorates the 3rd Squadron 2nd highest scoring ACE’s P-40E Kittyhawk that wore desert camo scheme. Wing Commander R. Bobby Gibbes was twice the 3rd Squadron CO and had 10 victories, DSO, DFC and Bar.


Additional Information:

Manufacturer: JC Wings Military

Product Number: JCW-72-F18-016

Production Material: Diecast metal

Units Produced: 500 pieces worldwide

Scale: 1:72


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JC Wings

Considered to be the industry leader in innovation and quality, JC Wings, was established in the early 2000’s and has grown to be one of the world's largest producers of diecast model aircraft. Their catalogue of products includes items produced in 1:72, 1:144, 1:200, 1:400 and 1:500 scales all featuring industry leading features and designs. Iconic aircraft such as the Airbus A380-800 and Boeing 747 are regularly produced by JC Wings offering collectors around the globe an extensive selection of models from both the past and present.
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