Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model
Northrop F-5F Tiger II – 5272, 46th Aggressor Squadron, ROCAF
1:72 Scale. Length: 7.75". Wingspan: 4.5"
Limited production of approximately 750 models
In 1982 the 44th, 45th and 46th FS formed the 7th FG of the 737th FW. In 1984 wing converted from the F-5A/B to the F-5E/F and the 46th became a independent TFS reporting directly to the 737th TFW and tasked as an Aggressor Squadron. The 46th TFS F-5Es were painted with large red buzz numbers on the nose and the stenciled “Chung Chen” on the side of the fuselage. In 1988 ROCAF installed its Tactical Aircrew Combat Training System/Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation (TACTS/ACMI) training at Taitung AB with the 46th TFS as its sole unit. ROCAF Northrop F-5E buzz number 5272 was built as c/n VE.1024 serial number 78-00874.Opening 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