US Marines EA-6B Prowler VMAQ-2 USMC die-cast Hobby Master HA5008 1:72
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US Marines EA-6B Prowler VMAQ-2 USMC die-cast Hobby Master HA5008 1:72

US Marines EA-6B Prowler VMAQ-2 USMC die-cast Hobby Master HA5008 1:72
Hobby master Air Power Series

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Mar 13, 2020

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$147.95
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US Marines EA-6B Prowler VMAQ-2 USMC die-cast Hobby Master HA5008 1:72 Hobby master Air Power Series 1:72 Scale Die-cast metal with a minimum of plastic. Professionally painted. All markings are pad applied for superb results. Crew figure. Comes with display stand. Landing gear can be displayed up or down. Extremely sought after by collectors. Based on the A-6 Intruder the Northrop Grumman (formerly Grumman) EA-6B Prowler primary mission is to support strike aircraft and ground forces by interrupting enemy electronics and gathering tactical intelligence. The aircraft carries 4-crew and is in service with the USN and USMC. The first USN EA-6B was retired on June 10, 2011 and the last carrier deployment by an EA-6B took place on November 14, 2014. The USN will replace the EA-6B with the Boeing EA-18G Growler. The USMC will continue using the EA-6B until 2019. On February 17, 1977 the Marine EA-6B Prowler 160432 number 000 arrived at MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina and was greeted by a fly-in with EA-6A 147865 “Methuselah”. It was assigned to VMAQ-2, Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2. 160432 made an appearance in every conflict where a Prowler was involved. On June 10, 2011 160432 made its final active duty flight completing forty-four years of service and accumulating eleven-thousand hours of flight time. Prowler 160432 was retired to MCAS Cherry Point. Specifications for the Northrop Grumman Corp. EA-6B Prowler Role – Electronic Attack First Flight – May 25, 1968 Operationally Ready – July 1971 Crew: 4 x (Pilot and 3 Electronic Countermeasures Officers)
Additional Info
  • Stock#
    HA5008
  • Brand
    Hobby Master
  • ETA
    Mar 13, 2020
  • Scale
    1:72
  • Material
    Die-cast Metal
  • Aircraft Type
    Fixed-Winged
  • Era
    Modern
  • Aircraft
    EA-6B (Prowler)
  • Propulsion
    Propeller-Driven
  • Role
    Surveillance / Interception
  • Country
    United States
Warning: Choking Hazard! Contains small parts. Not a toy. Not for children under 3 years.
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