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YoJoe ID: 118-HVH-1983-COBRAFAN-01

Series: Two (1983)
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The Cobra F.A.N.G. was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1983. The toy was also sold in 1984 and 1985, then was discontinued in 1986.

The F.A.N.G. was available from Hasbro Direct via mail-away offers from 1986 until 1991.

with Movable Rotor Blades and Cannon
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1149 People Have It
224 People Want It

Easily Broken/Lost Pieces

The most commonly lost piece on the Cobra F.A.N.G. is the red roll cage.

The four missiles and the gray bomb are also sometimes lost.

Featured In

The Cobra F.A.N.G. was featured in several of the various media of GI Joe through the years, including Trading Cards, Comic Books, Cartoons and Commercials.


The landing skid either has flat bottom (initial ones) or has a raised center ridge bottom (later ones) on it.

Vehicle Construction

The mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:

F.A.N.G. (1983)
Dreadnok Air Assault (1986)

International Releases

Recolored with yellow highlights and including a driver Blades, the Action Force S.A.S. Hawk was sold in Europe in the early 80s. The vehicle was later released as the F.A.N.G., but with different decals than the U.S. release.

In Brazil in 1984, the F.A.N.G. was not part of Cobra and sold as the Helicóptero De Ataque by Estrela Toys.

Takara released the F.A.N.G. as the Cobra Gyro in 1986.

In India starting in 1988, Funskool re-used the mold to create the Funskool F.A.N.G..

Also in India, Funskool recolored the F.A.N.G. blue and released it as part of the Rescue Squad.

Reference Information

The below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Cobra F.A.N.G..

Original Retail: $3.19
Product Number: 6077
Lee's Guide: GIJ-83065v
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 27 (1st Ed.), Pg. 40 (2nd Ed.)
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: GI5181
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a