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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.Realistic panel lines
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 MiG 17 features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14