Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F-15C Eagle – 86-0169 "MiG Killer", Lt. Col. Cesar Rodriguez, USAF, March 24, 1999, Kosovo, "Operation Allied Force"
1:72 Scale. Length: 10.5". Wingspan: 7.25"
Limited production of approximately 700 models worldwide
Cesar Rodriguez (call sign RICO) joined the US Air Force in 1981 and served until 2006. In 1991 Rodriguez was assigned to the 33rd TFW / 58th TFS flying F-15C Eagle 86-0169 during Desert Storm when he downed an Iraqi MiG-23 and MiG-29. Eight years later on March 24 1999 during Operation Allied Force, Rodriguez was flying over Kosovo in an upgraded F-15C 86-0169 when he encountered Yugoslav pilot Major Ilijo Arizanov’s MiG-29. The MiG had been flying north but turned south to attack Rodriguez so he fired an AMRAAM destroying the target.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed graphics
Removable weapons and external fuel tanks
Optional extended landing gear
Box with F-15 Eagle artwork
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-15 Eagle features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years