EST-72275 1/72 Hawker Sea Hawk Navy fighter model kit
First test flown in September 1947, F.I Sea Hawk entered service with No. 806 "Ace of Diamonds" Squadron Royal Navy in March 1953 and were later embarked in H.M.S. "Eagle". Many other version of Sea Hawk followed and they played a conspicuous part in the close support role in the Anglo-French landings in Egypt during the 1956 Suez crisis. Sea Hawk were superseded in service by Scimitars from 1958.
Eastern Express 1/72 Hawker Sea Hawk Navy fighter model kit. Pic.1
Eastern Express 1/72 Hawker Sea Hawk Navy fighter model kit. Pic.2
Engine - One 5000 lb static Rolls Royce Nene 101
Maximum speed - 560 m.p.h. at 36000 ft
Service ceiling - 43200 ft