The WV-2 Warning Star, later designated EC-121K, served with the U.S. Navy from 1954 until 1978. The WV-2 was a variant of Lockheed's famous L-1049 Super Constellation aircraft, and this Navy version was known as 'Willie Victor' to it's aircrews. As the predecessor to the current E-3 Sentry AWACS, it was well suited to missile tracking duties at the Pacific Missile Range. This aircraft, bureau number 137890 was transferred to the Pacific Missile Range in July 1959, and home based out of NAS Point Mugu in California.
The .max model is NOT animated, but has adjusted pivot points for easy animation of elevators, rudders, ailerons, flaps, landing gear oleos, wheel rotation, nose wheel steering, Gear retraction, gear doors, propeller spinning, and crew doors.
In addition, an extra .max file has been included which contains a set of closed landing gear doors, and a set of propeller disks that give the appearance of spinning props.
Two .bmp textures are included to show the WV-2 in its Pacific Missile Range livery.