1:72 Scale Metal Diecast – LTV A-7 Corsair II – Length: 7.5" Wingspan: 6.5”
This model is a single seat version, the cockpit is permanently closed and there is no pilot figure. The landing gear is optional, one can attach the landing gear or cover the wheel wells. A display stand is included.
This model has some weapons/accessories already attached to the wings.
This is not a toy. This is a collector's display model recommended for 14 and older.
The LTV A-7 Corsair II is an American carrier-capable subsonic light attack aircraft designed and manufactured by Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV).
The A-7 was developed during the early 1960s as replacement for the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk. Its design was derived from the Vought F-8 Crusader; in comparison with the F-8, the A-7 is both smaller and restricted to subsonic speeds, its airframe being simpler and cheaper to produce. Following a competitive bid by Vought in response to the United States Navy's (USN) VAL (Heavier-than-air, Attack, Light) requirement, an initial contract for the type was issued on 8 February 1964. Development was rapid, first flying on 26 September 1965 and entering squadron service with the USN on 1 February 1967; by the end of that year, A-7s were being deployed overseas for the Vietnam War.