In January 1960, the 494th TFS "Panthers"/48th TFW relocated to RAF Lakenheath, England. They flew the F-111F Aardvark between 1977 and 1992, until receiving the F-15C in 1994. The F-111F was moved to the 494th TFS for Operation Desert Storm, before being transferred to the 524th FS "Hounds of Heaven" through 1996.< /br>
A camouflage paint scheme drapes these Hobby Master 1/72 scale, die cast reproduction of an F-111F Aardvark as it appeared with the U.S. Air Force in 1992. It features an opening canopy, a removable pilot figure, a detailed exhaust nozzle, optional-position landing gear, and a display stand. 12¼" long.