ABOUT THIS MODEL
This is an academy 1/48 scale tomcat, painted in the aggressor splinter scheme, I used a detailed aires cockpit, complete with the canopy detail set.
This Blue Splintered NSAWC F-14A Tomcat is a block 130 aircraft (Bureau Number 161869). It was originally delivered to the US Navy in January 1985. During its early service life, it flew with the following units.
- VF-11 Red Rippers
- VF-24 Fighting Renegades
- VF-124 Gunfighters
- VF-213 Black Lions
Some time prior to and during 1998, it was placed into storage and listed as belonging to CFWL (Commander Flight Wing Atlantic). From storage, it transferred to the NSAWC sometime before May of 1999.