Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA5154 Boeing EA-18G Growler 166856, VX-9 "Vampires", US Navy, 2008.
1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 7.5" Wingspan, 10" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The Boeing EA-18G Growler is an American carrier-based electronic warfare aircraft, a specialized version of the two-seat F/A-18F Super Hornet. The EA-18G replaced the Northrop Grumman EA-6B Prowlers in service with the United States Navy. The Growler's electronic warfare capability is primarily provided by Northrop Grumman. The EA-18G began production in 2007 and entered operational service with the US Navy in late 2009. Australia has also purchased twelve EA-18Gs, which entered service with the Royal Australian Air Force in 2017. Primary Role: Electronic Warfare Aircraft.
In 2006 the second built EA-18G 166856 made its first flight and then was delivered to China Lake wearing a basic grey paint with the markings NJ VAQ-129 numbered 552. Not long after, the aircraft was transferred to VX-9 Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Nine, (AIRTEVRON NINE) more commonly known as ˘Vampires÷ and in August 2008 was given a new paint scheme and wearing XE-572. On November 17, 2008 the air craft had an engine fire and landed safely.
|Stock Status:||IN STOCK|
|Size:||7.5" Wingspan & 10" Long|
|Design:||F-18 SUPER HORNETS & EA-18G GROWLERS|
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