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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA4805
Grumman E-2C Hawkeye Diecast Model
IDF/AF 92 Sqn, #942, Israel, 1982

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Grumman E-2C Hawkeye   9.75"   13.5"

The Northrop Grumman E-2C Hawkeye was first introduced to the IAF in 1981 when 4 aircraft were delivered. Israel was the first foreign country to obtain the E-2Cs. The aircraft were assigned to the 92 Squadron "Daya (Milvus) Squadron" and played a role in the 1982 Lebanon War and other conflicts over the following years. Israel was the first user to install air-to-air refueling capabilities. In 2002 Israel sold 3 of the 4 E-2Cs to Mexico with the remaining aircraft being placed in the Israeli Air Force Museum.

Grumman E-2C Hawkeye

Designed as a replacement for the E-1 Tracer, the Grumman E-2 Hawkeye was first flown in 1960. This all-weather tactical Airborne Early Warning aircraft is the only aircraft-carrier capable aircraft to carry a large rotating dome, which houses the antennas for its long-range radars. Used primarily by the US Navy, the E-2 provides surveillance and airborne early warning of anti-ship and enemy aircraft attacks. Sometimes called "The Hummer" because of its distinctive engine sounds, the E-2 is one of only two propeller airplanes that currently operate from aircraft carriers. The E-2 is still undergoing upgrades, with the modern E-2D taking its first flight in August 2007.

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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series

The Hobby Master "1:72 Air Power Series" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft.

Hobby Master "1:72 Air Power Series" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Opening canopies, revealing detailed cockpit interiors.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
  • Accurately detailed underside with concealed screwheads.

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