AV-8A Harrier

By: Italeri

Type: Scale Model

Product Line: Model Kits - Aircraft/Helicopters (1:72) (Italeri)

Last Stocked on 10/16/2022

Product Info

AV-8A Harrier
Publish Year
NKG Part #
MFG. Part #
Scale Model
Age Range
14 Years and Up


Skill Level 3.

The Harrier is probably the most famous aircraft with vertical/short takeoff and landing capabilities of military History. Designed and developed by the British manufacturer Hawker Siddeley in the sixties, it was largely used, in its various versions, by British Royal Air Force and Royal Navy. The United State Marine Corps showed a significant interest in the aircraft that could be the ideal answer the operating needs. The single-seat AV-8A was specifically developed for the USMC and entered service in 1971, in the Marines’ attack squadrons. The AV-8A was able to operate from the ground bases and from the converted amphibious assault ships. The AV-8A could successfully perform close support, ground attack and air defense duties. It was very appreciate by USMC in fact the AV-8A was fully integrated with the other landing vehicles and helicopters during the Amphibious assault operations.

Decals for 4 versions:

  • AV-8A, U.S. Marines VMA-513 "Flying Nightmares", M.C.A.S. Yuma, Arizona, 1976.
  • AV-8A, U.S. marines VMA 231 "Ace of Spades", M.C.A.S. Cherry Point, North Carolina, 1981
  • VA-1 "Matador", Spanish Navy, 8th Escadrilla, Rota AFB, Spain, 1980
  • AV-8S, Royal Thay navy, HTMS Chakri Naruebet, 1998

    Models are supplied unpainted and some assembly may be required.
  • Just added to your cart

    Product Added to Cart

    Continue Shopping

    Just added to your want list

    Product Added to Want List

    Continue Shopping