Mastercraft Collection: P2V-5 Neptune..
Wingspan: 12 inches
Length: 9.3 inches
The Neptune P-2 was an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and maritime patrol aircraft, designed and manufactured by Lockheed in 1940’s. The Neptune’s primary user was the United States Navy. The Neptune was designed to be a land-based Combat Aircraft, it was the first of its kind to be fitted with both twin turbojet engines and twin piston engines. The Neptune was also used by the U.S. Navy as training jet aircraft in 1963. The Neptune also saw action during the Vietnam War as reconnaissance and maritime patrol aircraft. Neptune was also used by many more countries’ corps like Japan Maritime Self Defense Force, Royal Australian Air Force and Royal Canadian Air Force.
This handcrafted model is painted in the same paint scheme as the original and is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen. Perfect as a gift for any aviation enthusiast and history buff!