Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Northrop F-5E Tiger II – 527th TFTAS, USAF, RAF Alconbury, England 1976-1988
1:72 Scale. Length: 7.75". Wingspan: 4.5"
Limited Production of Approximately 500 Models Worldwide
Northrop F-5E Tiger II #74-1535 c/n R1193 was assigned to the 527th Tactical Fighter Training and Aggressor Squadron (USAFE) at RAF Alconbury, England and wore the ‘Grape’ camo paint scheme. The 527th TFTAS was responsible for training pilots new flying skills or refreshing them by using the F-5E as the aggressor aircraft. The 527th TFTAS operated at RAF Alconbury from May 1976, when the first aggressor sortie took place, until 1988. In 1989 F5-E 74-1535 was one of four F5-Es delivered to the Tunisian Air Force and was designated as Y.92519/IN.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
Box with F-5 Tiger II artwork
The Northrop F-5 was designed as an extremely maneuverable, twin-engine supersonic fighter aircraft with a high rate of reliability at a low operating cost. It was first flown 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 four decades later. The F-5 was manufactured by Northrop Grumman and under license in Canada, Taiwan, South Korea, Spain and Switzerland.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14