The McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II is a second-generation vertical/short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) ground-attack aircraft. The AV-8B based on the earlier AV-8A/C Harrier; upgrades include a new wing, an elevated cockpit, a redesigned fuselage, and other structural and aerodynamic refinements. The AV-8B is primarily used for light attack or multi-role missions, and is typically operated from small aircraft carriers, large amphibious assault ships and simple forward operating bases. AV-8Bs have participated in numerous conflicts, providing close air support for ground troops and performing armed reconnaissance. It is currently in service with the United States Marine Corps (USMC), Spanish Navy and Italian Navy.
This handcrafted model is painstakingly molded from pressure cast composite resin by our skilled craftsmen with a wealth of detail and makes a great gift for any veteran, aviation enthusiast or history buff.
- 1/48 Scale Model
- 7.38 Inch Wingspan
- 11.25 Inch Length
- Material Resin Composite