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.
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA4809
Northrop Grumman E-2C Hawkeye
NF 600/165296, VAW-115
USS George Washington, 2010
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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-
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 early versions of the E-2 were nicknamed the “Super Fudd” but
with the new turboprop engine sound the nickname is “Hummer”.

VAW-115 “Liberty Bells” was commissioned on April 20, 1967. In 2008 E-2C Hawkeye 165296
C/N A52-167 was one of the USS Kitty Hawk’s Liberty Bells aircraft that transferred to the
USS George Washington. By 2010 VAW-115 had amassed eight Battle Efficiency E’s, seven
AEW Excellence Awards and six Safety S’s. In 2010 the Liberty Bells began to receive the newer
E-2C Hawkeye 2000. 2012 was a bad year for 165296, on September 4 the port wing was
damaged and on December 9 the starboard wing was damaged.


Specifications for the Northrop E-2C Hawkeye

Number of E-2C delivered – USN/180, USN Reserve for drug interdiction/6, others countries/30
Crew – 5 / 1 Pilot, 1 Co-Pilot, 1 Radar Officer (RO), 1 Combat Information Center Officer (CICO),
1 Aircraft Control Officer (ACO)

Dimensions
Length – 57 ft 8.75 in   (17.60 m)
Wingspan – 80 ft 7 in   (24.56 m)
Height – 18 ft 3.75 in   (5.58 m)

Weight
Empty – 40,200 lb   (18,090 kg)
Loaded – 43,068 lb   (19,536 kg)
Maximum Take-off – 57,500 lb   (26,083 kg)

Performance
Engines – 2 x Allison / Rolls Royce T56-A-427 5,100 shp   (3,800 kW) each
Speed
Maximum – 350 knots   (648 km/h)
Cruise – 256 knots   (474 km/h
Ferry Range – 1,462 nmi   (2,708 km)
Service Ceiling – 34,700 ft   (10,576 m)
Endurance – 6 hrs

Avionics
AN/APS-145 Radar
OL-483/AP IFF interrogator system
APX-100 IFF Transponder
OL-698/ASQ Tactical Computer Group
AN/ARC-182 UHF/VHF radio
AN/ARC-158 UHF radio
AN/ARQ-34 HF radio
AN/USC-42 Mini-DAMA SATCOM system
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