F-111A "Combat Lancer"
A 1/72 scale premium diecast model of a General Dynamics F-111A "Combat Lancer" - 66-0022, USAF, Takhli RTAFB, 1968 (w/ 24 x early Mk.82 bomb)
This premium model features:
- Precision-crafted at a 1/72 scale for authentic detail.
- Adjustable variable-sweep wings.
- Made with durable die-cast metal and minimal plastic.
- Crisp, pad-printed markings and insignias.
- Includes a detailed crew figure for added realism.
- Comes with a stylish, sturdy display stand.
- Adaptable landing gear for varied display options.
- Sought-after collectible item for enthusiasts.
This model has a wingspan width of 26.5cm (10.5") and a nose-to-tail length of 31cm (12.25").
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1/72 Scale General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark Diecast Model
Immerse yourself in the rich history and remarkable engineering of the General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark with this meticulously crafted aircraft model. Revel in the beauty, power, and precision of a legendary bird, brought to life through a 1/72 scale model airplane that’s an embodiment of both artistry and authentic aviation heritage.
Scale & Dimensions:
This diecast model of the F-111 Aardvark boasts a precise 1/72 scale, ensuring every detail is represented with uncompromising accuracy. Exhibiting a wingspan width of 26.5cm (10.5") and a nose-to-tail length of 31cm (12.25"), this display model guarantees to be a statement piece in any collection, highlighting the potent and impactful presence of the real aircraft.
Material and Build:
Constructed with durable die-cast metal and minimal plastic, the material of this aircraft model promises longevity and enduring allure. Every curve, line, and aesthetic element of this model airplane seamlessly intertwines to create a visual symphony, reminiscent of the genuine structural brilliance of the Aardvark itself.
Detail and Accuracy:
Exuding an unparalleled level of detail, this model aircraft features crisp, pad-printed markings and insignias, offering a visual feast of authenticity and historical accuracy. From the cockpit to the tail, each nuance of the actual F-111 is recreated, reflecting the genuine structural and aesthetic intricacies.
Not merely a static piece, this aircraft model is adorned with adjustable variable-sweep wings, adaptable landing gear, and includes a detailed crew figure to enrich the realistic appearance. Whether in-flight or at rest, this model airplane provides varied display options, ensuring it captivates every onlooker’s gaze with its tangible dynamism.
Development and First Flight:
The General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark, renowned for its variable-sweep wings and capability of performing various mission profiles, first took to the skies in 1964, marking an era defined by advancements in aviation technology and strategic military prowess.
The F-111 saw significant action, prominently during the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm, where it demonstrated its aptitude in precision striking, thereby securing its place in the annals of aviation warfare history.
Establishing itself as a symbol of American air might, the Aardvark served for three decades, attesting to its durability and versatile performance capabilities, both in peacetime and during conflict.
The F-111’s rich history is complemented by its various adaptations and variants, including the F-111C and F-111F, each reflecting advancements and specific design alterations catered to diverse mission requirements.
Featuring a max speed of 2.5 Mach and an impressive range of 3,700 km, the F-111 was not only a marvel of design but also a testament to the technological prowess of its era.
Weaponry and Defense:
Renowned for its formidable armament, including air-to-surface missiles and various bomb configurations, the F-111 established itself as a pivotal asset in aerial combat and strategic defense.
The Aardvark’s variable-sweep wings and terrain-following radar distinguished it as an innovation, setting new benchmarks in combat capability and technological advancement.
With this F-111 Aardvark model aircraft, you’re not just acquiring a piece, but a piece of history. A testimony to human ingenuity and a reminder of the valor displayed in the skies above. Every intricate detail, from the authentic markings to the sleek design, invokes the spirit of the Aardvark, encouraging you to become a custodian of history. Let this unparalleled aircraft model spark conversations, fuel passions, and soar into your collection. Enrich your environment with this symbol of aerial prowess, and may it inspire you to new heights. Elevate your collection and allow the Aardvark to land gracefully into your cart.
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