q) McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet

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Model number: McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet

The Italeri 1/72 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet Tiger Meet 2012 from the plastic aircraft model kit range accurately recreates the real life US multi-role fighter aircraft. This model requires paint and glue to complete.

The twin-engine supersonic multirole fighter F/A-18 Hornet has been developed to offer an extraordinary flexibility and versatility. It can perform air superiority, ground attack, close support and reconnaissance duties. Thanks to its flexibility, the F/A-18 has been adopted by several Air Forces becoming a relevant commercial success. It is used, in its various configurations, by US Navy, US Marine Corps, Australian, Canadian, Spanish and Swiss Air Forces. More in detail, 26 single seater F/A-18 and 7 twin seater, equipping 3 squadrons, are currently used by Swiss Air Force. The Hornets of “Fliegerstaffel 11”, the backbone of the Swiss air defense system operating from the Meiringen airfield, are recognizable by the eye-catching tiger decoration on the tail, the emblem of the squadron.


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