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MiG-17 "Fresco" Model, Soviet Air Force, 1968 - Hobby Master HA5903

MiG-17 "Fresco" Model, Soviet Air Force, 1968 - Hobby Master HA5903 - click to enlarge
MiG-17 "Fresco" Model, Soviet Air Force, 1968 - Hobby Master HA5903 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA5903
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Order in advance for an expected arrival in February 2018. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Mikoyan-Gurevich MIG-17A “Fresco” – Blue 88, Soviet Air Force, August 1968, "Invasion of Czechoslovakia"

1:72 Scale.  Length: 6.25".  Wingspan: 5.25"

Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide

The Soviet Union wouldn’t tolerate the policies of the Warsaw Pact Czechoslovakian Communist regime so on August 20- 21, 1968 the Soviet Union along with Bulgaria, Hungary, East Germany and Poland sent forces to Prague to put an end to Alexander Dubček's leadership. Romania and Albania refused to partake in the invasion. Initially 250,000 troops and 2,000 tanks entered the country along with air support. MiG-17A Blue 88 wearing red invasion stripes was one of the rare PVO aircraft to take part in the invasion. The PVO was a homeland defense force.

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 MiG 17 features:

  • Realistic panel lines
  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14

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