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Hobby Master HA2627 1/72 AV-8B Harrier II Plus - MM.7224/1-19 Italian Navy Op Enduring Freedom

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Die-Cast Model

Hobby Master HA2627 1/72 AV-8B Harrier II Plus - MM.7224/1-19, Italian Navy, Op Enduring Freedom

Air Power Series
McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II Plus, MM.7224
Marina Militare (Italian Navy)
North Arabian Sea, Operation Enduring Freedom, 2002

In 1991 the Italian "Lupi di Mare" (Sea Wolf) began training to fly the Harrier at USMC Cherry point and in 1994 received their first of 16 AV-8B II Plus. Beginning in November 2001 until March 2002, 8 AV-8Bs were deployed on the aircraft carrier Giuseppe Garibaldi in the Indian Ocean in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2002 the LGB Harriers flew 131 missions logging 647 hours. AV-8B II Plus, MM.7224 / 1-19, was the last Harrier delivered to the Italians and the last new-build AV-8B II Plus produced

Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series die-cast airplanes feature:
- Diecast metal construction with some plastic components
- Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details
- Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals
- Opening canopies, revealing detailed cockpit interiors
- Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear
- Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight"
- Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards
- Accurately detailed underside with concealed screw heads