Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Northrop F-5N Tiger II – #761554, VFC-111 “Sundowners”, U.S. Navy, 2021
1:72 Scale. Length: 7.75". Wingspan: 4.5"
Limited production of approximately 700 models
F-5N Tiger II #761554 MSN L. 1028 was formerly owned by the Swiss Air Force as J-3029 and was purchased by the USN when the Swiss were retiring these aircraft. The aircraft underwent upgrades to an ‘N’ variant and became active with VFC-111 “Sun Downers” in 2008. VFC-111 is an Aggressor Squadron with the mission to train U.S. Navy and USMC pilots in the art of aerial combat. Many VFC-111 F-5s are painted in a two-tone blue scheme to visually mimic Russian latest aircraft. Several of these schemes differ from others by using the blues in various patternsOpening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
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