The F/A-18C Hornet is a multirole combat jet aircraft developed by McDonnell Douglas and Northrup during the 1970s. With a top speed of Mach 1.8, it was the first modern jet intended for both land and air duties. It is a superb war plane with the primary missions of fleet air defense, fighter escort, intercept, combat air patrol, suppression of enemy air defense, air interdiction and close air support, among others. The Blue Angels are the United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, whose mission is to exhibit pride and professionalism through flight demonstrations.
The Postage Stamp F/A-18C Hornet in Blue Angels markings is a 1/150 scale die cast metal model complete with stand.