COBI SWISS F18C Set (5819)
The COBI SWISS F18C Set (5819) is a high quality, made in Europe, brick set that is fully compatible with LEGO. The COBI FA18C Hornet features a unique assortment of 540 parts and easy to read detailed instructions in English. Regardless if you are an experienced brick collector or new to military bricks, COBI bricks will become your go to for highly detailed display and play military and historical bricks.
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The COBI SWISS F18C Set (5819) parts are all pad printed in the iconic Swiss air force livery so no messy decals are necessary. Just make sure you place the marked parts in the appropriate place per the detailed COBI instruction booklet so that the desired appearance is achieved.
Both adults and brick collectors of all ages will get hours of enjoyment from this COBI F/A 18 SWISS Set. Whether you are buying to display or play, Cobi Brick sets will not disappoint. Ships quickly from Billings, MT USA with tracking number.
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COBI F/A 18C Hornet History:
The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine, supersonic, all-weather, carrier-capable, multirole combat jet, designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft. Designed by McDonnell Douglas and Northrop, the F/A-18 was derived from the latter’s YF-17 in the 1970s for use by the United States Navy and Marine Corps. The Hornet is also used by the air forces of several other nations, and formerly, by the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels.
The F/A-18 was designed to be a highly versatile aircraft due to its avionics, cockpit displays, and excellent aerodynamic characteristics, with the ability to carry a wide variety of weapons. The aircraft can perform fighter escort, fleet air defense, suppression of enemy air defenses, air interdiction, close air support, and aerial reconnaissance. Its versatility and reliability have proven it to be a valuable carrier asset, though it has been criticized for its lack of range and payload compared to its earlier contemporaries, such as the Grumman F-14 Tomcat in the fighter and strike fighter role, and the Grumman A-6 Intruder and LTV A-7 Corsair II in the attack role.
The Hornet first saw combat action during the 1986 United States bombing of Libya and subsequently participated in the 1991 Gulf War and 2003 Iraq War. The F/A-18 Hornet served as the baseline for the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, its larger, evolutionary redesign.
Find more about the real F/A 18 that inspired the COBI F/A 18 Hornet Set Here at Wikipedia.
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