Lockheed SP-2H Neptune


1/72 Revell-Lockheed P2V-7 (SP-2H) Neptune A89-275


by Andrew Doppel


Introduction


Serial No
A89-275
Type
Lockheed SP-2H Neptune
Role
Maritime Patrol/ASW Aircraft
Based at
10 Squadron, Townsville, Queensland (circa 1975)
Markings
Dark Sea Blue (FS15042) and White.
History
This was one of a total of 24 Neptunes operated by the RAAF in the role of maritime patrol.  After relocating to Edinburgh, S.A. the aircraft was re-painted Light gull grey and white and had the 10 Squadron 'Fish' logo painted on the fin.  It resides today at the RAAF Museum Point Cook. 
Reference
 
PD Decals decal sheet, Military Aircraft of Australia (Stewart Wilson), Australian Airpower (Volume 2) Maritime Patrol Aircraft, personal photos.
Kit
1/72 Revell-Lockheed P2V-7 (SP-2H) Neptune.  Scratch built bomb bay.  Decals from PD Decals

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