This is a 1/72 McDonnell-Douglas F-18C/D Hornet Model from Italeri.
The F-18C/D Hornet is one of the most versatile fighter/attack aircraft in the
world and can operate from land bases and aircraft carriers. The C version is
a single seater, while the F-18D carries a crew of two. The two seat version
has proven especially adaptable to the anti-radar wild weasel role previously
filled by the F-4G Phantom.
FEATURES: 1/72nd scale for static display only.
65 parts in light grey and clear with delicate raised panel lines.
Accurately reproduced intakes, landing gear and wing leading edge
Cockpit detail: optional parts for single and two seat aircraft, one
piece ejection seats, and cockpit tub with side console detail.
Ordnance includes sparrows (2), sidewinders (2) and drop tanks.
OPTIONS: One decal sheet with markings for four aircraft:
1: CF-188A (single seater), No. 10 Sqdn, Canadian Air Force.
2: F/A-18C, Swiss Air Force.
3: F/A-18D, VFA-106, US Navy.
4: F/A-18D, Finnish Air Force.
1: Top - Dark Gull Grey (FS36231); Bottom - Gull Grey (FS36440).
2, 3, &4: Top - Dk Ghost Grey (FS36320); Bottom - Lt. Ghost Gray
-Black, White, Gun Metal, Aluminum.
INCLUDES: One 1/72 McDonnell-Douglas F-18C/D Hornet Model
REQUIRES: Hobby Knife
Paint (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Liquid Plastic Cement (Testors, TENAX 7R)
CA or Tube Type (thick) Plastic Cement
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and
SPECS: Scale: 1/72
Wingspan: 6-3/4" (17.2cm)
Length: 9-1/4" (23.7cm)