[Culmination of strongest ship fighter plane]
- From the first flight of 1970 to the retirement of 2006, the F-14 Tomcat of the US Navy continued to fly as the world's strongest defense aircraft fighter.
- Initially deployed as fleet defense aircraft, but since the 1980's it was equipped with a reconnaissance camera pod to engage in reconnaissance missions.
- From the 1990 's, it has demonstrated its ability to ground attacks, and from the latter half of the 1990' s, it has become possible to precisely attack from a long distance with a lantern sighting pod and a laser guided bomb.
- Even after that the equipment was expanded, Tomcat evolved into a versatile fighter combining excellent ground attacking ability and reconnaissance capability.
- The engine of the first production type F - 14A was P & W made TF30, but in F - 14B it was replaced with GE made F110 - GE - 400.
- A further improved version of F - 14D digitally replaced the radar fire control system, the detection distance increased and the processing speed increased.
- Final version of the F - 14D series produced 55 aircraft, deployed troops in 1992.
- I was active in air support and reconnaissance in the Iraq war against Iraq's patrol task, anti-terrorism operations in Afghanistan, Iraq war.
[About the model]
- Final production type of F-14, F-14D plastic model assembly kit.
- 1/48 scale, total length 398 mm, full width 408 mm (main wing forward).
- Based on thorough in-depth interview, faithfully reproduce the style full of masses and full of volume.
- Variable blades, which is the biggest feature, are movable with both wings interlocking.
- The airbag and the sealing panel that fills the gap with the fuselage according to the movement of the main wing can be enjoyed as a replacement type, both after the completion of the main wing forward and retracted state.
- Modeled without excessive features of D type such as nozzle of the F110-GE-400 engine, reinforcing plate of the vertical tail fin, parallel type chin pod on the bottom of the nose.
- Set abundantly for weapons such as laser induced bombs and GPS guided bombs, lantern pods and reconnaissance camera pods, jamming pods, late stage air-to-air missiles.
- Various combinations such as on-board attack specifications, reconnaissance specifications etc. are possible for the mounted weapons from the fleet defense specifications.
- The reconnaissance camera pod also part of the internal camera.
- We also prepared a metal sticker that reproduces the side reinforcement panel of the aircraft.
- In addition to the D type exclusive injection seat, the current US Navy pilot specification doll without a visor case is also a highlight.
- Four markings of the US Navy affiliated machine are included.
( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )