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F-14A Tomcat

Item No. 1414
ORIGINAL MOULDS FROM ESCI - SUPER DECAL SHEET FOR 4 VERSIONS - RECESSED PANEL LINES The American supersonic twin-engine Grumman F-14 Tomcat was the icon of the U.S. Navy fighter squadrons during the β€˜80s and β€˜90s. it was characterized by the adoption ofΒ  the variable-sweep wing,Β  the twin-tail and t

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ORIGINAL MOULDS FROM ESCI - SUPER DECAL SHEET FOR 4 VERSIONS - RECESSED PANEL LINES

The American supersonic twin-engine Grumman F-14 Tomcat was the icon of the U.S. Navy fighter squadrons during the β€˜80s and β€˜90s. it was characterized by the adoption ofΒ  the variable-sweep wing,Β  the twin-tail and the tandem two-seat cabin. The β€œTomcat” provided an impressive operational performance. Thanks to its two General Electric Afterburning turbofans it was able to reach the max speed of Mach 2.34. It was armed with a 20 mm M61 Vulcan rotating gun and it could use, in addition to the more conventional AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM-7 Sparrow, the AIM-54 Phoenix radar-guided long-range missiles. The F-14 entered in service during the β€˜70s, replacing the F-4 Phantom II to perform air superiority duties. During its operational career it participated in a lot of military operations from the Gulf of Sirte crisis to the Iraq War.

F-14A Tomcat

Item No. 1414
ORIGINAL MOULDS FROM ESCI - SUPER DECAL SHEET FOR 4 VERSIONS - RECESSED PANEL LINES The American supersonic twin-engine Grumman F-14 Tomcat was the icon of the U.S. Navy fighter squadrons during the β€˜80s and β€˜90s. it was characterized by the adoption ofΒ  the variable-sweep wing,Β  the twin-tail and t

Description

ORIGINAL MOULDS FROM ESCI - SUPER DECAL SHEET FOR 4 VERSIONS - RECESSED PANEL LINES

The American supersonic twin-engine Grumman F-14 Tomcat was the icon of the U.S. Navy fighter squadrons during the β€˜80s and β€˜90s. it was characterized by the adoption ofΒ  the variable-sweep wing,Β  the twin-tail and the tandem two-seat cabin. The β€œTomcat” provided an impressive operational performance. Thanks to its two General Electric Afterburning turbofans it was able to reach the max speed of Mach 2.34. It was armed with a 20 mm M61 Vulcan rotating gun and it could use, in addition to the more conventional AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM-7 Sparrow, the AIM-54 Phoenix radar-guided long-range missiles. The F-14 entered in service during the β€˜70s, replacing the F-4 Phantom II to perform air superiority duties. During its operational career it participated in a lot of military operations from the Gulf of Sirte crisis to the Iraq War.