.: Hasegawa A-7E Corsair II

Kit: Hasegawa PT47
Scale: 1/48
Scheme: Standard US Navy 1981
Number: 159308
Pilot: LCDR Dan Howe
Base: USS Nimitz CVN-68
Wing: Carrier Air Wing 8
Squadron: VA-86 Sidewinders
Date: August 1981
History: 159308 was part of VA-86 on 19 August 1981 during the Gulf of Sydra incident in which two Tomcats from VF-41 "Black Aces" shot down two Libyan SU-22 Fitters. The Corsair II as shown is fitted with a D-704 Buddy Tank as it appeared on deck of the USS Nimitz on 25 September 1980 in Porthmouth.

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