Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Die-cast Model
Kawasaki T-4 Trainer – 66-5744, 31st TSQ, 1st AW, Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF)
1:72 Scale. Length: 7". Wingspan: 5.5"
Limited production of approximately 700 models worldwide
The T-4 was designed as a replacement for the aging Lockheed T-33. In 1988 the first squadron to receive the new trainers was the 31 Training Squadron (Kikotai) of the 1st Air Wing (Kokudan) based at the Hamamatsu AB. The 31st TSQ is named “Blue Dolphin” while the second training squadron the 32nd is named “Red Dolphin”. Hamamatsu Air Base was originally established in 1925. In 1952 it became a flight training school.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
Box with T-4 artwork
The Kawasaki T-4 is a subsonic intermediate jet trainer used by the JASDF. In November 1981 Kawasaki was awarded the contract to produce 220 T-4s with the final production number being 212. The T-4 was developed to replace the Lockheed T-33 and Fuji T-1. The first prototype flew on July 29, 1985 with the first production aircraft flying in June 1988 and delivery of the first T-4 to the 31st and 32nd Flying Training Squadrons, 1st Air Wing 3 months later.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years