HOBBY MASTER COLLECTOR
HOBBY MASTER NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 2017

OCTOBER 2017
November  1, 2017
I added prototype photos for the following Hobby Master model:
Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series
HA8801
Japanese A6M2b Zero Fighter Type 21 "Pearl Harbor" LCDR Shigeru Itaya Akagi Fighter
November 4, 2017
I added some models being produced for the Swiss Distributor. These models will be
available around the end of April 2018 but will be available through the Swiss Distributor
and retailers 3 months prior.
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA3329
Northrop F-5E Tiger II J-3033, Staffel 6, 2017

HA3330
Northrop F-5E Tiger II J-3073, Staffel 8, 2017

HA3331
Northrop F-5E Tiger II J-3038 , Staffel 19 "75 Jahre", 2017  updated color
AIM-9 changed to grey color

HA3332
Northrop F-5E Tiger II Patrouille Suisse, Season 2018    new pilot names and aircraft
number decals
November 7, 2017
A new shipment of Hobby Master models arrived at the U.S. Distributor's and will be on
their way to your favorite retailers shortly. To view list click
HERE
The following Hobby Master models are due to ship around the end of February 2018:

Hobby Master 1/72 Ground Power Series
HG5702
US M35 2.5 ton Cargo Truck  US Army, Baghdad, Iraq, 2003



Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series
HA7208
Grumman F9F-5 "Blue Tail Fly" 126652, VF-153, USS Princeton, 1953

HA8611
Hurricane Mk.I, P3143 Sgt. B. Fürst, 310. (Czech) Sqn., Duxford, Sept. 1940

HA8703
BF 109E-7/Trop Black 8, 2./JG 27, April 1941



Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA1997
McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II 155890, VMFA-212, USMC, circa 1970s

HA3211
Douglas A-26B Invader 44-34298, 89th BS/3rd BG, August 1945   THIS IS THE LAST A-26
HOBBY MASTER WILL PRODUCE  HEADED TO THE BONEYARD

HA4557
McDonnell Douglas F-15C "Desert Flanker Scheme" 78-0517, 57th Wing
65th Aggressor Sqn., 2012

HA4605
Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II 168732, VMFA-211, 2017

HA5106
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18E “Rhino” 166776, VFA-31,  "CAG" 2009

HA5217
Grumman F-14A Tomcat "Anna" 162608, VF-41, USS Enterprise, 2001
weapon load
2 x AIM-9L, 1 x AIM-54 (with stencils), 1x LANTRIN Pod, 2 x GBU-12, 2 x GBU-24,
2 x GBU-31

HA5703
Su-35 Flanker E 61174, Chinese PLAAF
Some Hobby Master models to look for in March 2018
HA1998
McDonnell Douglas F-4EJ Kai 97-8416, 301 Squadron, JASDF,  Hyakuri AB, Japan, 2016

HA3329
Northrop F-5E Tiger II J-3033, Staffel 6, 2017

HA3330
Northrop F-5E Tiger II J-3073, Staffel 8, 2017

HA3331
Northrop F-5E Tiger II J-3038 , Staffel 19 "75 Jahre", 2017

HA3332
Northrop F-5E Tiger II Patrouille Suisse, Season 2018

HA4316
CAC Sabre Mk.31 A94-942, 76 Sqn. "Red Diamonds Aerobatic Team",
RAAF, Williamtown, September, 1962

HA5704
Su-35 Flanker E Red 07, Russian Air Force, 2013


May 2018
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA1999
McDonnell Douglas F-4D 67-14869/3-6697 71st TFS, TFB.7, Iranian Air Force, Shiraz AB,
September 1980
weapon load
2 x GBU-10
1x AN/ALQ-101  
4 x AIM-7  
4 x AIM-9
6 x MK.82  
1 x SUU-23A gun pod
November 15, 2017
I added photos for the following Hobby Master models:
Hobby Master 1/72 Ground Power Series
HG5701
US M35 2.5 ton Cargo Truck US Army, Vietnam War, 1968

HG5702
US M35 2.5 ton Cargo Truck  US Army, Baghdad, Iraq, 2003


Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA1038
Lockheed F-104C 56--0886, 479th TFW,  Da Nang AB, 1965

HA1039
Lockheed F-104C "World Attitude Record" flown by Capt Joe Jordan, Dec. 14 1959

I added drawings that were delayed for the following Hobby Master models:
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA1998
McDonnell Douglas F-4EJ Kai 97-8416, 301 Squadron, JASDF, Hyakuri AB, Japan, 2016

HA1999
McDonnell Douglas F-4D 67-14869/3-6697, 71st TFS, TFB.7, Iranian Air Force,
Shiraz AB, Sept 1980
November 16, 2017

I added photos for the following Hobby Master models:
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA3847
Lockheed F-16C 89-2098, 112th FS "Stingers", 180th FW, Ohio ANG, mid 2000s

HA3849
Lockheed F-16C Block 50 "50 Years of YGBSM" 92-3920, 20th FW, 5th June 2015

HA3854
General Dynamics F-16C Block 25 “Splinter Scheme” 85-0418 57th Wing,
64th Aggressor Sqn, Nellis AFB, September 2016

HA4554
McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle 85-0102 "Gulf Spirit", 33rd TFW, Eglin AFB, 1991
"Operation Desert Storm"
November 22. 2017
Hobby Master has made a few changes in their shipping schedule:
Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series
HA8611
Hurricane Mk.I, P3143, Sgt. B. Fürst, 310. (Czech) Sqn., Duxford, Sept. 1940   WILL
NOW SHIP AROUND THE END OF JANUARY 2018 INSTEAD OF FEBRUARY

HA8801
Japanese A6M2b Zero Fighter Type 21 "Pearl Harbor" LCDR Shigeru Itaya
Akagi Fighter Squadron First Wave Fighter Leader December 1941   
WILL NOW SHIP
AROUND THE END OF JANUARY 2018 INSTEAD OF DECEMBER 2017


Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA6001
Su-27 Flanker B (Early Type) Red 36, Russian Air Force, Barents Sea, 1987   WILL NOW
SHIP AROUND THE END OF JANUARY 2018 INSTEAD OF FEBRUARY


I added photos for the following Hobby Master models:
Hobby Master 1/200 Space Shuttle Orbiter Series
HL1401
Space Shuttle Orbiter "Atlantis"


Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA4556
McDonnell Douglas F-15C "Digital Splinter Scheme" 78-0509, 57th Wing,
65th Aggressor Sqn., 2012

HA4557
McDonnell Douglas F-15C "Desert Flanker Scheme" 78-0517, 57th Wing,
65th Aggressor Sqn., 2012