IFP3RNZAF12 InFlight New Zealand Air Force Lockheed P-3K Orion NZ4203 with stand

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IFP3RNZAF12
InFlight 1/200th scale
New Zealand Air Force
Lockheed P-3K Orion
NZ4203
with stand

RRP  £92.00

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Model Description

InFlight 1/200th scale IFP3RNZAF12 New Zealand Air Force Lockheed P-3K Orion NZ4203 with stand. Available to pre-order at Flying Tigers.

 

The Lockheed P-3 Orion is a four-engine turboprop anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft developed for the United States Navy and introduced in the 1960s. Lockheed based it on the L-188 Electra commercial airliner. The aircraft is easily distinguished from the Electra by its distinctive tail stinger or “MAD Boom”, used for the magnetic detection of submarines.

Over the years, the aircraft has seen numerous design developments, most notably in its electronics packages. Numerous navies and air forces around the world continue to use the P-3 Orion, primarily for maritime patrol, reconnaissance, anti-surface warfare and anti-submarine warfare. A total of 757 P-3s have been built, and in 2012, it joined the handful of military aircraft including the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker, Lockheed C-130 Hercules and the Lockheed U-2 that have seen over 50 years of continuous use by the United States military. The Boeing P-8 Poseidon will eventually replace the U.S. Navy’s remaining P-3C aircraft.

RRP  £92.00

Weight 750 g
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Model Code: IFP3RNZAF12

Model categories:
Inflight 200 Military, Military Aviation