Lockheed P2V Neptune
This 13"x 19" (10” x 16” image) print ships rolled in sturdy tube. Order online or call 585-554-5373 Please note online images carry a TWAA watermark. Your final print will not include this security device.
The P2V Neptune with its high aspect ratio wing, large fuel capacity and a pair of Wright R-3350 turbo-compound engines put the seaplane out of business as a maritime patrol bomber. Now a land plane could perform long distance missions without the need for ship tenders. In 1946 a Neptune set a distance record of 11,235 miles flying no stop from Columbus, Ohio to Perth, Australia. This P2V-7 flew with VP-65 from Point Mugu, California 1973.
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