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USS Lexington (CV-16) 1/700 Kit Sample Description. Plastic Model Aircraft Carrier Ship Kit
Replicating the legendary Essex-class carrier USS Lexington (CV-16), the "Blue Ghost," this 1/700 scale plastic kit - which can be built in a waterline or full hull configuration - features finely molded superstructure parts; transparent flight and hangar decks that reveal interior details; optional-position hull-side doors and flight deck elevators; precision-tooled whip antennas; photo-etched detail parts; SB2C Helldivers, F6F Hellcats and TBF Avengers; a bonus tug boat; a display stand; and more. 15" long; assembly required.
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Here are two stories that were sent to me.
It is very, very important that you read both stories and you will learn a
secret about the USS Lexington and a secret about Becoming a Man.
Many years ago,
Al Capone virtually owned Chicago. Capone wasn't famous for anything
heroic He was notorious forenmeshing the windy city in everything from
bootlegged booze and prostitution to murder.
F3H-2N Demon Display Model. In 1956 and '57, future astronaut Wally Schirra flew
a McDonnell F3H-2N Demon - a swept-wing, carrier-based jet fighter that was the
forerunner to the F-4 Phantom - as Operations Officer of VF-124 onboard the
carrier USS Lexington in the Pacific.
United States Navy ( USN ) McDonnell F3H-2NDemon aircraft ( BuNo - 133550 ) assigned to Fighter Squadron 151 ( VF-151 ) "Vigilantes" on the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) during the ship's Operational Readiness Inspection (ORI) off Hawaii, 18 December 1961.
The F3H was developed by McDonnell and the Navy to close the performance gap between carrier and land-based aircraft. When it was first rolled out in early 1951 the sleek, swept-wing aircraft looked unlike anything then in service. The story of its successes and of its nagging problems.
Designed as a replacement for the U.S. Navy's F2H Banshee, the McDonnell F3H Demon served with the fleet for the decade that included the Cuban Missile Crisis.
F3H-2 Demon - a single-seat, subsonic, carrier-based jet interceptor that served the U.S. Navy from 1956 until 1964.
McDonnell F3H Demon - a swept-wing, carrier-based jet fighter that was the forerunner to the F-4 Phantom - flown by the U.S. Navy's VF-21 "Freelancers" when they were stationed on the USS Midway (CV-41) in 1959.
the F3H Demon, a carrier-based, all-weather jet interceptor fighter, of which more than 500 were produced. Advanced features included swept-back wings, adjustable horizontal stabilizers, leading edge wing slats and more.
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In 1956 and '57, future astronaut Wally Schirra flew a McDonnell F3H-2N Demon - a swept-wing, carrier-based jet fighter that was the forerunner to the F-4 Phantom - as Operations Officer of VF-124 onboard the carrier USS Lexington in the Pacific.
F3H Demon that was accepted into VF-124 service by Schirra (who, chosen as one of the original seven Project Mercury astronauts, became the fifth American in space when he piloted the Mercury-Atlas 8 in 1962
Dauntless dive-bomber flown by VB-16 when it was stationed on the USS Lexington (CV-16) during the Gilbert Islands campaign of November, 1943
Weeks before Midway, during the Battle of the Coral Sea, the TBD Devastator made its mark when the first Japanese carrier sunk during the War, the Shoho, was attacked by both torpedo bombers and dive bombers from the USS Lexington.
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