Did You Own It? Hasbro’s G.I. Joe Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Flagg


You asked Santa to leave it for you under the tree on Christmas morning. But the fact is, you never received Hasbro’s G.I. Joe Aircraft Carrier the U.S.S. Flagg because it was simply too big to fit in jolly ole Saint Nick’s sleigh.

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Kids of the 80s remember this beast, which was modeled after the U.S.S. Nimitz and stretched an eye-popping 7 feet, 6 inches in length! When Hasbro released it in 1985, it retailed for a whopping $109.99 and was considered the biggest playset ever marketed to boys.

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Among its features was a workable electronic public address system (what??) and a “low tow” tractor/fuel delivery trailer. That’s in addition to radar, missile launchers and an “Admiral’s Launch, as well as an arrestor cable for the rear stabilizers.

It can even float…with a little help. See how on YouTube…

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Joschik
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9 months ago

There was one of these in The Goldbergs show… what an amazing toy!

GI Joe Aircraft Carrier in The Goldbergs.jpeg
Travis Eastburn
Travis Eastburn
9 months ago
Reply to  Joschik

That was the last toy that I ended up getting for Christmas. I turned fifteen and later that year decided I was too old for toys. And then sold all of my GI Joe and Star Wars in the yard sale.

Fjaviserr
Fjaviserr
9 months ago
Reply to  Joschik

Check the link in order to appreciate it in all its glory

.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AL-o1NukN1Y

Dan Hammond
Dan Hammond
9 months ago

Admiral Flagg was a real person. He and his wife were on the plane that hit the Pentagon on 9-11.
Read more at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilson_Flagg

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