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Hobby Boss Aircraft 1/48 A-7K Corsair II Kit

Hobby Boss Aircraft 1/48 A-7K Corsair II Kit


$41.60 $52.00

The LTV A-7 Corsair II is a carrier-based subsonic light attack aircraft introduced to replace the United States Navy's A-4 Skyhawk, initially entering service during the Vietnam War. The Corsair was adopted by the United States Air Force, as well as the Air National Guard, to replace the A-1 Skyraider, F-100 Super Sabre and F-105 Thunderchief. The aircraft was also exported to Greece in the 1970s, and Portugal and Thailand in the late 1980s. The A-7 air frame design was based on the successful supersonic F-8 Crusader produced by Chance Vought. It was one of the first combat aircraft .to feature a head-up display . an inertial navigation system (INS). and a turbofan engine.

The A-7K is the two-seat trainer version for Air National Guard, 30 built.
  • Engraved panel lines, detailed tandem cockpits and wheel wells, intake trunking, avionics bay interior detail, separately molded trailing edge flaps and rudder, 2-piece canopy, extended dorsal spine, pylons with sway braces and ample external stores (AIM-9Ls (x2), FLIR pod (x1), Mk82 bombs (x12), MK20 bombs (x12), AGM-65s (x6), GBU-8s (x2), GBU-10s (x2), ALQ-119 ECM pods (x2), ALQ-131 ECM pods (x2), and 2 drop tanks).

Decals and color painting guide for 2 US Air Force Air National Guard aircraft:

  • s/n 81-0073 of the 174th TFS, 185th TFG Iowa ANG
  • s/n 73-0008 of the 152nd TFTS, 162nd TFTG, Arizona ANG

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