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J-5 “Fresco” (MiG-17) Model, PLAAF, 1967 - Hobby Master HA5902

J-5 “Fresco” (MiG-17) Model, PLAAF, 1967 - Hobby Master HA5902 - click to enlarge
J-5 “Fresco” (MiG-17) Model, PLAAF, 1967 - Hobby Master HA5902 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA5902
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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Shenyang J-5 “Fresco” (Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17) – 3429, PLAAF, January 1967

1:72 Scale.  Length: 6.25".  Wingspan: 5.25"

Limited production of approximately 800 models worldwide

On May 12, 1967 Colonel N.C. Gaddis and 1st Lt. J.M. Jefferson were part of a patrol providing coverage for an air strike on Ha Dong, North Vietnam while flying F-4C Phantom II #63-7614 of the 390th TFS / 366th TFW. Heavy ground fire damaged the F-4C and once the ground fire had ended Vietnamese People’s Air Force aircraft were launched. One of the aircraft was Shenyang J-5 (MiG-17F) 2011 "Yen The" piloted by Ngo Duc Mai who then shot down the F-4. Shenyang J-5 "Yen The" is on display at the VPAF Museum in Hanoi wearing 9 kill markings.

Hobby Master offers a wide selection of quality, pre-assembled, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted to a high level of accuracy using specifications of the original aircraft. They are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of a J-5 “Fresco” (MiG 17) features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14

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