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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Northrop Grumman F-5E Tiger II – #74-1534, 527th TFTAS, USAF, RAF Alconbury, England 1976-1988
1:72 Scale. Length: 7.75". Wingspan: 4.5"
Limited production of approximately 300 models worldwide
Northrop Grumman F-5E Tiger II 74-1534 was delivered to the 527th Tactical Fighter Training and Aggressor Squadron (USAFE) at Alconbury AB, England on May 21, 1976 wearing the ‘Grape’ color scheme. The 527th TFTAS was responsible for training pilots new flying skills or refreshing them by using the F-5E as the aggressor. The 527th TFTAS operated at Alconbury from May 1976 until 1988. On October 19, 1987 F-5E Tiger II #74-1534 collided mid-air with an F-16, killing the F-16 pilot. The F-5E pilot managed to safely eject.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed graphics
Removable weapons and external fuel tank
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.
Hobby Master is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, diecast models. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with die-cast metal and some plastic components.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years