Mastercraft Collection: F-14 Tomcat "Wolfpack"..
Wingspan: 7.3 inches
Length: 12 inches
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The F-14 Tomcat is a two-seat multirole combat aircraft. In the1950s, the US Navy expressed for an interceptor aircraft to defend its carrier battle group. In response to this need, the General Dynamics F-111B interceptor was developed, but due to troubles with weight and performance, the project was shelved. After the demise of the F-111B project, the development of the F-14 Tomcat was born. The F-14 Tomcat served the US Navy as its principal maritime air superiority fighter. With 8 ordnance hardpoints, the Tomcat can carry an assortment of shot to long-range air-to-air missiles. The F-14 debuted in its service with the VF-1 squadron (Wolfpack) in 1974. Aboard the USS Enterprise, F-14 flew to Saigon during the Operation Frequent Wind to evacuate US personnel.
This handcrafted model is painted in the same paint scheme as the original and is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen. Perfect as a gift for any aviation enthusiast and history buff!