Award Winning Grumman A-6E Intruder

Award Winning Grumman A-6E Intruder

From the archives we found what we think has to be one of the most impressive scale jets we’ve ever seen, the Grumman A-6E Intruder.

Model Airplane News - RC Airplane News | Award Winning Grumman A-6E Intruder

Flown at the Top Gun Scale Invitational, the team of builder Mike Selby and pilot Raymond Johns, took second place in the class with Mike’s amazing, totally scratch-built A-6E Intruder.

Model Airplane News - RC Airplane News | Award Winning Grumman A-6E Intruder

Mike’s Intruder was 1/5-scale, had a 120-inch span and was powered by a B300F turbine. It weighed 55 pounds. With a static score of 99.423, and a final standing of 193.798 points, the difference between first and second place was less than three points and the team also tied for the high static award.

Model Airplane News - RC Airplane News | Award Winning Grumman A-6E Intruder

Mike fabricated all the molds and built nearly everything else on this amazing Vietnam era model.

Model Airplane News - RC Airplane News | Award Winning Grumman A-6E Intruder

Model Airplane News - RC Airplane News | Award Winning Grumman A-6E Intruder

Updated: March 20, 2019 — 10:32 AM

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  1. VA 128 1987 Framp. VA 165 87 to 91.

  2. This was at least 10 years ago. Any idea where the Intruder is today?
    I have almost 4000 ours flying the Grumman A-6/EA-6B.

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