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Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II Attack Aircraft “Arctic Scheme 18th TFS 343rd Composite Wing Alaska” (1982) United States Air Force “Air Power Series” 1/72 by Hobby Master

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  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II Attack Aircraft “Arctic Scheme, 18th TFS, 343rd Composite Wing, Alaska” (1982) United States Air Force “Air Power Series” die cast model by Hobby Master.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Has opening canopy.
  • Includes display stand.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Includes missile accessories.
  • Manufacturer’s original unopened packaging.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 8.75, Wingspan- 9.75 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.
  • HISTORY ASPECTS:In March 1982, the A-10A Thunderbolt II, affectionately known as the “Warthog,” roared into the Alaskan skies under the banner of the 18th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS), a part of the 343rd Composite Wing. The A-10A, designed and built by Fairchild Republic, was a dedicated close air support aircraft, renowned for its ruggedness and firepower. With its distinctive twin-engine design, heavily armored cockpit, and the formidable GAU-8/A Avenger 30mm cannon, the Thunderbolt II was perfectly suited for the most demanding combat scenarios.While 1982 marked the peak of the Cold War, the A-10A Thunderbolt II was not directly involved in large-scale conflicts during that year. However, the 18th TFS maintained a constant state of readiness, prepared to defend against potential threats in the Arctic region. This dedication to security and vigilance was emblematic of the A-10’s role as a guardian of freedom and a symbol of American airpower.This 1:72 scale model faithfully replicates the aircraft’s design, from its distinctive features to its precise markings. Whether you are a military aviation enthusiast, a collector, or simply appreciate the craftsmanship of finely detailed models, this A-10A Thunderbolt II serves as a remarkable addition to your collection. Display it proudly and honor the legacy of this iconic close air support aircraft.