Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Transport Aircraft "79th AEW&C Sqn. Homestead AFB" (1978) United States Air Force "Airliner Series" 1/200 Diecast Model by Hobby Master

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  • Brand new 1/200 scale diecast model of a Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Transport Aircraft "79th AEW&C Sqn., Homestead AFB" (1978) United States Air Force "Airliner Series" diecast model by Hobby Master.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Includes display stand.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 7, Wingspan- 7.5 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.
  • HISTORICAL ASPECTS:
    The EC-121T Warning Star, operated by the USAF 79th Airborne Early Warning & Control Squadron (AEW&C), played a crucial role during the late 1970s. Originally developed from the Lockheed Constellation aircraft, the EC-121T served as an airborne early warning and control platform, equipped with radar systems to monitor and track potential airborne threats. In 1978, the USAF 79th AEW&C Squadron operated these aircraft from Homestead Air Force Base.
    During this period, the EC-121T Warning Stars were utilized in various capacities, providing airborne surveillance and early warning capabilities. While not directly involved in armed conflicts, these aircraft played a vital role in monitoring airspace, ensuring the detection of any potential aerial threats to national security. Their advanced radar systems allowed for extended surveillance ranges, contributing to the overall defense posture of the United States.
    This 1:200 scale model offers aviation enthusiasts and collectors the opportunity to own a detailed replica of this iconic aircraft. It faithfully represents the distinctive features of the EC-121T, including its radar installations and USAF markings. Display this model to commemorate the important role these aircraft played in enhancing the nation's early warning capabilities during a critical period in history.

 


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