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F-5F Tiger II Model, U.S. Navy, NFWS, “Top Gun” - Hobby Master HA3358

F-5F Tiger II Model, U.S. Navy, NFWS, “Top Gun” - Hobby Master HA3358 - click to enlarge
F-5F Tiger II Model, U.S. Navy, NFWS, “Top Gun” - Hobby Master HA3358 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA3358
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Northrop Grumman F-5F Tiger II – #160964, U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School (NFWS) “Top Gun”, NAS Miramar, CA, 1977

1:72 Scale.  Length: 7.75".  Wingspan: 4.5"

Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide

Northrop Grumman F-5F Tiger II #160964 was manufactured as 75-0753 for the USAF. In 1976 10 F-5E and 3 F-5F aircraft were transferred to the USN Fighter Weapons School (NFWS) “Top Gun” located NAS Miramar. The school was used to train pilots in the finer techniques of aircraft combat flying. This aircraft was given a three-tone blue paint scheme with a white 46 painted on the side of the nose. In early 1990 the USMC wanted used F-5s for their aggressor program so 160964 was transferred in March 1990.

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 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 an F-5 Tiger II features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Detachable weapons and external fuel tanks
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with F-5 Tiger II artwork

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14

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