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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Shenyang J-5 “Fresco” (Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17) – 3429, PLAAF, January 1967
1:72 Scale. Length: 6.25". Wingspan: 5.25"
Limited production of approximately 800 models worldwide
On May 12, 1967 Colonel N.C. Gaddis and 1st Lt. J.M. Jefferson were part of a patrol providing coverage for an air strike on Ha Dong, North Vietnam while flying F-4C Phantom II #63-7614 of the 390th TFS / 366th TFW. Heavy ground fire damaged the F-4C and once the ground fire had ended Vietnamese People’s Air Force aircraft were launched. One of the aircraft was Shenyang J-5 (MiG-17F) 2011 "Yen The" piloted by Ngo Duc Mai who then shot down the F-4. Shenyang J-5 "Yen The" is on display at the VPAF Museum in Hanoi wearing 9 kill markings.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
Hobby Master offers a wide selection of quality, pre-assembled, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted to a high level of accuracy using specifications of the original aircraft. They are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.
This model of a J-5 “Fresco” (MiG 17) features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14