Grumman F-14B Tomcat Fighter Aircraft "VF-74 'Be-Devilers'" (1994) 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 a Grumman F-14B Tomcat Fighter Aircraft "VF-74 'Be-Devilers'" (1994) United States Navy "Air Power Series" diecast 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- 10.25, Wingspan- 10.75 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.
  • HISTORICAL ASPECTS:
    The Grumman F-14B Tomcat, operated by VF-74 "Be-Devilers," had a distinguished service history, primarily in the 1990s. During this period, the F-14B played a crucial role in various conflicts, showcasing its exceptional air superiority capabilities. VF-74 was actively involved in enforcing no-fly zones over Iraq, responding to the rising tensions in the region.
    One of the significant conflicts in which VF-74 participated was Operation Southern Watch, where the F-14B Tomcats played a key role in patrolling and maintaining the no-fly zone over southern Iraq. They were instrumental in deterring hostile actions and ensuring the safety of allied forces and humanitarian operations in the region.
    The F-14B Tomcat earned its reputation as an agile and potent fighter during these operations, with its ability to perform air-to-air combat and ground-attack missions. Its versatility and advanced radar systems made it a formidable asset for the U.S. Navy during this period.
    Now, aviation enthusiasts can own a piece of this history with this 1:72 scale model. It captures the essence of the iconic aircraft, from its swing-wing design to the distinct markings of VF-74. Display this replica proudly to commemorate the legacy of the F-14B Tomcat and its vital role in safeguarding the skies.

 

 


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