Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Northrop Grumman F-5E Tiger II – J-3074, Lehrverband Flieger 31 (LVb Fl31), Swiss Air Force, 2017
1:72 Scale. Length: 7.75". Wingspan: 4.5"
Limited production of approximately 700 models worldwide
The Swiss AF was disbanding three squadrons that will be reformed into two new units. To mark the disbanding each of the three squadrons gave one F-5 a special paint scheme. Lehrverband Flieger 31 (LVb Fl31) Flight Training Unit 31 chose F5E J-3074 c/n L.1074 (81-00833) to receive “Pa Capona 31”. Translated “Pa Capona” means Never give up! or Don’t Surrender”. The badge of 31TU is displayed on the starboard side of the nose, and markings for Fliegerstaffel 13 on the port side and a lion on the tail.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed graphics
Detachable weapons and external fuel tanks
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 years