HBB80321 1/48 McDonnell-Douglas F-A-18C Hornet
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The Hornet has seen action over Libya, in the First Gulf War, Bosnia, and the Second Gulf War. It proved capable of fending off enemy fighters, whilst still carrying its bomb load and then continuing to attack the assigned ground targets.
Hobby Boss are a relatively new company to us in Western Europe. They are from China and are connected with Trumpeter. Hobby Boss are known for producing well engineered kits with a good level of detail. This particular kit looks very well detailed and comes with a selection of ordnance, including AIM-7, AIM-9, AGM-84, AGM-88, GBU-10, JDAM, Mk 82 and Drop Tanks.
There are markings for 3 US Navy F/A-18C's, based on board USS Carl Vinson, including one with the 'Chippy Ho!' scheme and one's from the 'Blue Diamonds' and 'Wildcats' squadrons.