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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA4820
Grumman E-2C Hawkeye Diecast Model
USN VAW-124 Bear Aces, AJ601 Miss B. Havin, USS Theodore Roosevelt, Operation Desert Storm 1991

Limited Edition

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

VAW-124 "Bear Aces" is a carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron that in 1990-1991 was equipped with the Northrop E2C Hawkeye. During the USS Theodore Roosevelt's 6 months deployment they took part in "Operation Desert Shield", "Operation Desert Storm" and "Operation Provide Comfort". VAW-124 was assigned to provide all-weather airborne early warning as well as command and control and SAR coordination. E-2C Hawkeye "Miss B.Havin" 161552, c/n A-85 flew until March 1999 when it was stricken from service.

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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