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E-2C Hawkeye Die Cast Model French Navy, 2016 (1:72)
Item # HA4815
E-2C Hawkeye Die Cast Model French Navy, 2016 (1:72)
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Length: 9.67"

Wingspan: 13.5"

Prepainted Diecast Metal Model

Collectors item: Not suitable for children under 14

Retail: $145.95
Sale Price: $131.95
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    Description

    Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA4815 Grumman E-2C Hawkeye "Tiger Meet" 166417, French Navy, 2016 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 1950's and early 1960's 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 1960's making it the longest production run of any carrier based aircraft. The E-2C variant became operational in 1973. The NATO Tiger Meet is an annual event for aviation teams from across Europe and a few other countries to get together and test and/or improve their skills. The team members include everyone from ground crew to aircrew. The 2016 NTM took place at Zaragoza Spain hosted by ALA 15 and ran from May 16 to May 27. The French Navy operates three E-2Cs with E-2C Hawkeye (3; c/n FR-3/166417 (Navy Tiger) from 4F at Lorient/Lann-Bihouļæ½ representing them at NTM 2016. Radar dish can be revolved True 1/72 scale. Professionally painted. Great attention to detail. All markings are Tampoed (pad applied). Option to display the model on a stand that is provided. Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions. Optional armament provided. Pilot figure included. Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic. Highly collectable.