Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet 1/38 Scale Mahogany Model

$ 135.95

Introducing the pre built Boeing F/A-18E mahogany model. This 1/38 scale model was handmade with precision and accuracy to produce the finest model that will be the centerpiece of your collection for years to come. This model is a perfect gift for pilots and aviation enthusiasts alike. Not too big or too small, this model features a wingspan of 14 inches and a length of 20 inches. This model features a very accurate paint scheme with realistic panel lines.

About this Model:

Your model will be delivered exactly as shown in the photographs with the exact same paint scheme.  The stand shown in this photograph may vary or change with the model you receive. If you would like to change this model in any other way, please visit the Custom Model section of our website to commission a customized model to be built.  

History of the F/A-18E:

The McDonnell Douglas Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet the U.S. Navy’s newest carrier supersonic carrier-capable fighter/ground-attack aircraft. The F/A-18E is a single seater while the F/A-18F is two-seater . Both aircraft are more advanced derivatives of the older F/A-18C and D Hornet. The Super Hornet came on board the greatest and largest Aircraft Carriers in 2006 replacing the older F-14 Tomcats. The Super Hornets differs greatly than the earlier F-18 Hornets with advanced flight navigational aids and larger weapons carrying capabilities. The Super Hornet is 20% larger with a longer range and much heavier takeoff weight than the earlier models.

The F-18 Super Hornet has one of the most advanced radar systems on board. The AN/ASQ-228 ATFLIR (Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infra Red). The AN/ASQ-228 ATFLIR gives flight crews night vision as well as long range targeting capabilities. It is also hooked to t an Integrated Defensive Countermeasures System to keep the bad guys at a distance.

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