USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69 1978 1/700 Trumpeter

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The Nimitz Class aircraft carriers are the largest warships ever built. With over 6,000 personnel, the carrier has a displacement of 102,000 tons and a flight deck length of 332.9 meters. All seven nuclear-powered Nimitz class carriers have been built by Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia. The Nimitz air wing consists of 74-86 aircraft. The flight deck is equipped with four lifts, four steam-driven catapults and four arrester wires. The carrier is capable of launching one aircraft every twenty seconds. The nuclear-powered carrier has two General Electric pressurized water reactors driving four turbines of 260,000hp (194MW) and four shafts. There are four emergency diesels of 10,720hp (8MW). The first of class, USS Nimitz, was commissioned in 1975. The latest, USS Ronald Reagan CVN-76, was commissioned in July 2003.

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Product Details:

Scale: 1/700
Skill Level: 4
Length: 18.7”
Width: 4”
Parts: 684
- Painting and assembly required

- 32 sprues
- Build waterline or full hull version
- One-piece hulls and waterline plate
- Optional clear or grey parts for hangar and flight decks
- Includes display stand and nameplate
- Three Sea Sparrow launchers
- Seven antennae
- Moveable parts
- Onboard mobile cranes, lifeboats, cutter boats and crash truck
- Detailed island and mast assemblies
- 3-dimensional radar
- Onboard aircraft includes four each of A-6E Intruder, S-3B Viking and SH-3B Sea King, six A-7E Corsair II and twelve F-4J Phantom molded in clear plastic
- One photo-etched fret
- Brass wires
- Markings for CVN-69 1978
- Two decal sheets
- Illustrated instructions and paint guide
*Experience with photo-etched parts is recommended*
*Cyanoacrylate glue is required for photo-etched parts*


Paint Guide:

Navy Grey
Hull Red
Light Grey
Flat Black
Light Gull Grey
White Insignia