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VA-128 Golden Intruders A-6e Model

$299.00

1 in stock (can be backordered)

Description

VA-128 Golden Intruders A-6e Model

Fly the A-6e with the VA-128 Golden Intruders in this handcrafted model. Each piece is carefully carved from wood and hand painted to provide a piece you’ll love.

Specifications:

Length: 18 inches

Wingspan: 17.4 inches

A-6A Intruder/Bu. 152642
  • 1966: Delivered to the US Navy.
  • 1968: VMA(AW)-533 as ED-8.
  • 1969-70: VA-35 as NL-512.
  • Upgraded to A-6E.
  • 1975-78: NWC, at NAF China Lake, CA.
  • 1982: PMTC as 53.
  • 1983: PMTC as 58.
  • 1985-86: VA-55 as AK-507.
  • 1987: VA-55 as AK-506.
  • 1993: VA-36 as AJ-515.
  • 1995: VA-128 as NJ-525.
  • 9/1995: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

September 1967: The squadron was assigned the mission of training combat ready flight crews and replacement maintenance personnel for the A-6 Intruder.
October 1968: Two U.S. Air Force exchange officers reported aboard for training in the A-6A.
June 1973: A Naval Officer from the Federal Republic of Germany reported aboard for training in the A-6.
March–May 1980: The squadron’s TC-4C, Target Recognition Attack Multisensor (TRAM) equipped aircraft, was used to monitor the hot spots on Mount St. Helens in Washington state prior to a major eruption on 18 May. The squadron’s work with U.S. Geological Survey authorities provided the forewarning necessary to save hundreds of lives since the mountain was a popular place for campers, boaters and mountain climbers.
October 1986: The squadron assumed the additional duty of training all U.S. Marine Corps personnel on the A-6 following the disestablishment of VMAT(AW)-202.
1990: The squadron received the first composite wing A-6E on the West Coast.[1] Wiki