E-2D Hawkeye

Item Number: AE2DT

MSRP Price: $219.95

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Scale: 1/48 scale model

Wing Span: 20

Length: 15
E-2D Hawkeye
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Model Description

The E-2 Hawkeye is an American all-weather, aircraft carrier-capable tactical airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft. This twin-turboprop aircraft was designed and developed during the late 1950s and early 1960s for the United States Navy as a replacement for the earlier E-1 Tracer. In addition to U.S. Navy service, smaller numbers of E-2s have been sold to the armed forces of Egypt, France, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Singapore and Taiwan.

This specific variant is the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, which is currently under development. The E-2D features an entirely new avionics suite, radio suite, mission computer, integrated satellite communications capability, flight management system, improved turboprop engines, a new tactical glass cockpit and the potential capability for air-to-air refueling.

This handcrafted model is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen with a wealth of detail and makes a great gift for any veteran, aviation enthusiast or history buff.