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Lockheed P-3C Orion – PATWING 10, US Navy (408 ONLY) 1/200

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£67.99

1 in stock

IFP3SPEC002 is this superb 1/200 scale Lockheed P-3C Orion four engined anti submarine maritime patrol aircraft Lockheed P-3C Orion 158206 (JQ-21)c/n285A-5550 in the Special Anniversary Scheme of Patrol Wing 10, United States Navy based at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington. Only 408 Pieces worldwide, now sold out everywhere.

Length 7 inches Wingspan 6 inches

Designed as a replacement for the P2V Neptune Anti-Submarine aircraft, the P-3 Orion was first flown in November, 1959. The aircraft is based on the Electra turboprop airliner, with the addition of a sensitive Magnetic Anomoly Detector, located far from airframe interference in a distinctive tail boom “stinger”. An internal bomb bay can house torpedoes and even nuclear weapons while anti-ship missiles or bombs can be carried on underwing pylons. The P-3’s original mission was to track Soviet submarines during the cold war. It is now in service with numerous countries including Australia, Canada, Germany and Japan.

Sold By : Plane Store SKU: IFP3SPEC02 Categories: ,
Weight 0.9 kg