Holiday Coupon Special Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA4819 Grumman E-2D Hawkeye 168599, VAW-121, USS Abraham Lincoln, September 2018.
1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 13.5" Wingspan, 9.75" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye is an American all-weather, carrier-capable tactical airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft. This twin-turboprop aircraft was designed and developed during the late 1950s and early 1960s by the Grumman Aircraft Company for the United States Navy as a replacement for the earlier, piston-engined E-1 Tracer, which was rapidly becoming obsolete. Primary Role: Airborne Early Warning And Control.
The Northrop E-2 Hawkeye is an all-weather airborne early warning aircraft (AEW). The E-2 was a twin-turboprop developed in the late 1950Ăs and early 1960Ăs for the USN. The E-2 is a carrier-capable aircraft and has received major upgrades in their electronics for the E-2B and E-2C with the E-2C also receiving improved turbo-prop engines. The E-2 has been in production since the 1960Ăs making it the longest production run of any carrier based aircraft. The E-2C variant became operational in 1973.
The first E-2D flew in 2007 with new electronics, communications, new Rolls Royce engines, a glass cockpit and radar. VAW-121 ˘Bluetails÷, an Airborne Early Warning squadron that was established in 1967 and based at NAS Norfolk. After 37 years of operating the E-2C Hawkeye the VAW-121 began to use the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye. E-2D c/n AA18 serial 168599 was manufactured in 2015. During 2018 VAW-121 was assigned to the USS Abraham Lincoln CV-72. In 2019 they sailed to the Middle East.
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|Size:||13.5" Wingspan & 9.75" Long|
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