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MiG-25PD Foxbat Model, Syrian AAF - Hobby Master HA5605


MiG-25PD Foxbat Model, Syrian AAF - Hobby Master HA5605 - click to enlarge
MiG-25PD Foxbat Model, Syrian AAF - Hobby Master HA5605 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA5605
$112.95
Availability: Sold Out


Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25PD “Foxbat-E” – 5th Aerial Squadron, Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF), Tiyas Airbase, 1985

1:72 Scale.  Length: 13".  Wingspan: 7.75"



Limited production of approximately 400 models worldwide


Worried about the possible downfall of the Syrian Government the former Soviet Union signed an agreement and began to supply arms and aircraft to the Syrian military in April 1978. The MiG-25PD Foxbat E was being delivered as well as MiG-23MF. MiG-25 Foxbat As were being upgraded to Foxbat E standards and were called MiG-25PDS. Throughout the 1980s Syria had numerous encounters with Israeli fighters. Since the 1990s MiG-25PDs have been concentrated at Tiyaz in central Syria with the 5th Squadron and others transferring their MiG-25PDs to the 1st Squadron.

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (NATO reporting name: Foxbat) is a supersonic interceptor and reconnaissance aircraft that was among the fastest military aircraft ever to enter service. It was designed by the Soviet Union's Mikoyan-Gurevich bureau primarily using stainless steel; one of the few combat aircraft to do so. It was the last plane designed by Mikhail Gurevich before his retirement. The MiG-25 prototype was flown in 1964 with the aircraft entering service in 1970. It has an operational top speed of Mach 2.8 (Mach 3.2 is possible but at risk of significant damage to the engines), and features a powerful radar and four air-to-air missiles.


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 precision-tooled die-cast metal and some plastic components.

This model of a MiG-25 Foxbat-E features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Removable weapons and/or external fuel tanks
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with MiG-25 artwork



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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