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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA5010B
Grumman EA-6B Prowler Diecast Model
USN VAQ-142 Gray Wolves, NL520, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Operation Iraqi Freedom 2007

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Grumman EA-6B Prowler   10"   8.75"

The first Electronic Attack Squadron 142 (VAQ-142) "The Gray Wolves" is a USN squadron stationed at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington and was established on June 1, 1988 and disestablished in March 1991. The second VAQ-142 was established in 1997 and in 2003 was deployed to Bagram in support of "Operation Enduring Freedom". They once again returned to Bagram and between July 2006 and January 2007 fling 187 days of missions. In October 2007 VAQ-142 again deployed to Iraq for 6 months in support of "Operation Iraqi Freedom". This aircraft briefly featured a sharkmouth painted under the nose for a few months during its 2006 deployment.

Grumman EA-6B Prowler

Developed from the EA-6A Electronic Intruder, the EA-6B is a carrier-based electronic warfare aircraft that was first flown on May 25th, 1968. The Prowler is a key element in any USN or USMC strike-force by disrupting and jamming enemy radio and radar signals, providing protection for attacking aircraft as they carry out their mission. The aircraft can also be equipped with anti-radiation missiles desigend to home-in on enemy radar installations and neutralize surface-to-air missile threats. After a long history with the EA-6B, the US Navy began transitioning to the F/A-18G Growler in 2009.

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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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