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Hobby Master 1/72 Lockheed F-22A Raptor Diecast Model USAF 422nd TES, AFWC Nellis AFB, NV, 2006

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Lockheed F-22A Raptor Diecast Model
USAF 422nd TES, AFWC Nellis AFB, NV, 2006

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Hobby Master 1/72 Lockheed F-22A Raptor Diecast Model USAF 422nd TES, AFWC Nellis AFB, NV, 2006

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1:72 Scale     Length     Width
Lockheed F-22A Raptor     10.25"     7.5"

On June 30, 2003 the 12th F-22 Raptor 4016 was delivered to the USAF. It went to the 422 Test and Evaluation Squadron (TES) of the Air Warfare Center (AWFC) at Nellis AFB, Nevada to teach operational pilots and maintenance staff how to fly and repair these aircraft. The F-22 Raptors will be used to conduct operational tests on new hardware and upgrades in a simulated combat environment. The 422 TES also develops and publishes new tactics for these aircraft.


Lockheed F-22A Raptor

Designed to meet a US Air Force requirement for an Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF) to replace the F-15 Eagle, the F-22 was first flown on September 29th, 1990. The USAF's ATF program aimed to produce a fifth-generation air superiority fighter that would be better matched against emerging new aircraft such as the Su-27 Flanker. The F-22 uses stealth technology and can function in air superiority, ground attack, intelligence and electronic warfare roles. Despite its capabilities, the F-22 program was relatively short-lived; by 2010 its high cost coupled with the development of the F-35 (a more versatile and less expensive aircraft) led to a cessation of F-22 production funding.


Hobby Master's 1:72 scale F-22 Raptor is constructed almost entirely in diecast metal with near-seamless construction. The cockpit has an articulating hinged smoke-colored canopy that closes with almost no visible gap and opens to reveal a detailed interior with side-mounted fly-by-wire joystick, throttle controls, ejection seat and pad-printed digital display screens. The stabalators are movable, and the under-wing mounted fuel tanks are removable. The landing gear are constructed as complete subassemblies for quick configuration, and a full complement of configurable ordnance exposes structural details when configured in the deployed position.



Hobby Master 1:72

The Hobby Master "1:72 " presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft.

Hobby Master "1:72 " diecast 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 screwheads.

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Show on Homepage Lockheed F-22A Raptor
Diecast Toy Manufacturer Hobby Master
Manufacturer No
Country United States
Scale 1:72
Type Jet Aircraft
Series F-22
Color Grey