Boeing F-18C HORNET USMC Model Scale:1/56 The F 18 Hornet was designed by McDonnell-Douglas and was powered by twin engines. The model F-18C was the single-seat variant, which was used by the US Marine Corps Fighter Attack Squadron, more famously known as the “Werewolves”. As a replacement for the interceptor fighter, the F-4 Phantom was used in combat during Operation Desert Storm in the 90’s. Armed with a variety of ammunitions for air-to-air and also for air-to-ground attack, the F-18 Hornet was used for air support, reconnaissance, and attack missions. The fighter plane is also capable of flying at both subsonic and supersonic speeds and at all weather conditions. Dimensions: Wingspan: 8 Inches Length: 12 Inches 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!