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F-5F (MIG 28UB) 1980's (Pseudo Scheme) (1:72)
Item # HA3339

Length: 7.83"

Wingspan: 4.5"

Prepainted Diecast Metal Model

Collectors item: Not suitable for children under 14

Retail: $84.95
Sale Price: $77.95
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    Description

    1/72 scale pre-finished.
    Die-cast metal with a minimum of plastic.
    Professionally painted.
    All markings are pad applied for superb results.
    Crew figure.
    Comes with display stand.
    Landing gear can be displayed up or down.
    Extremely sought after by collectors.

    The Northrop F-5 tactical fighter was designed as an extremely maneuverable, supersonic fighter with a high rate of reliability at a low operating cost. The F-5 first flew on July 30, 1959 with the first customer delivery in 1964. The last of more than 2,600 F-5�s was produced in 1989 and about two-thirds of these are still in service with 26 countries more than 4 decades later. The F-5 was manufactured by Northrop Grumman and under license in Canada, Taiwan, South Korea, Spain and Switzerland.

    Since the Soviet/Russian aircraft are assigned odd number designators (MiG-15, MiG-17, Mig-19) the MiG-28 is purely a fictional designator for F-5 aircraft used in the movie "Top Gun". The Soviet aircraft in the movie were 3 F-5Es and 1 F-5F supplied by the VFC-13 Saints and VFA-127 "Desert Bogeys" and painted with a temporary semi-gloss black scheme with pilot names printed in Cyrillic. The aircraft had the shark nose radome and leading edge extension modifications. These MiG-28 aircraft were never clearly identified as belonging to a specific country although a certain country came to the viewers mind.

    Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
    HA3339
    F-5F "Aggressor Special"
    1980s (pseudo scheme)