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F-5E Tiger II Model, Swiss Air Force - Hobby Master HA3362

F-5E Tiger II Model, Swiss Air Force - Hobby Master HA3362 - click to enlarge
F-5E Tiger II Model, Swiss Air Force - Hobby Master HA3362 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA3362
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Northrop F-5E Tiger II 036, Fliegerstaffel 19 (No 19 Squadron), Swiss Air Force, Sion Air Base Closure, 2017

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

Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide

Northrop Grumman F-5E Tiger II #J-3036 was manufactured in 1976 as 76-01561 and leased to the Austrian Air Force as J-3036. The aircraft was returned in 1980 to the U.S. and in 1982 sold to the Swiss Air Force. After several moves the aircraft went to Sion AB in 2005. That same year J3036 was one of 12 F-5Es leased to Austria until 2008 when the 12 F-5Es were returned to the Swiss. In 2016 J-3036 was SOC but in 2017 it was given the special paint scheme to mark the closure of Fliegerstaffel 19 Sion Air Base.

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-5s 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.

This model of an F-5 Tiger II features:

  • 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
  • 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 years

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