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Title: Model of aircraft carrier RONALD REAGAN, CVN 76

Accession Number: 1998.96
Type: full model
Date: 1998
Materials: wood; metal; oil paint
Description: Model of Nimitz class aircraft carrier RONALD REAGAN, CVN 76, by Greg McKay; basswood with brass, aluminum, and britannia fittings; mounted on a keel block display; painted battleship gray with red below the waterline; American flag flying from island; outlined in white on bow "76"; painted in white with black shadow on port and starboard side of island "76"; painted on front of island is navy insignia of foul anchor with wings in gold, below in white is "E"; loa 6'; wl 5'5"; deck width 18"; height at island 16"; 4 propellers 1-1/4" diam.; 27 deck crew 6/8" tall includes 8 men forward; 11 midships, 7 stern, 1 on island; structures include 4 catapults, 4 Phalanx CIWS, 4 arresting pendants, 4 elevators, 3 NATO Sea Sparrow launchers, 1 crane, 3 bomb elevators; vehicles include 18 yellow deck tractors (1-1/2" long x 1/2"wide), 2 red fire tractors (1-1/2"long x 1/2"wide), 1 yellow crash crane abaft island (4" long x 1-1/8" wide x 2-1/4" high); aircraft include [12] F14 Tomcats (4-1/4" long), [20] F/A-18 Hornets (3-3/4" long), [3] E-2C Hawkeyes (4" long),[5] S-3A/B Vikings (3-1/2" long), [3] A-6E Intruders (4" long),[3] SH-60F Seahawk helicopters (4" long).

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