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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Sukhoi Su-27 “Flanker B” – Red 93, Russian Navy Baltic Fleet, June 2017
1:72 Scale. Length: 12". Wingspan: 8"
Limited production of approximately 800 models worldwide
On June 19, 2017, Su-27 Flanker, “Red 93”, intercepted a USAF RC-135U. This maneuver was conducted at high speed and closed to within twenty feet of the RC-135U, deeming it to be very unsafe for both aircraft. The Su-27 was manufactured with c/n 36911031105 and serial number RF-33749. Su-27 Flanker B Red 93 wears the markings of the VMF Rossia (VMF Volga Military Fleet) indicating it is a naval aircraft. The waving-red-banner is a Guard badge indicating an elite status unit as far back as Tsarist times.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
Box with Su-27 artwork
The Su-27 (NATO reporting name - Flanker) is a single-seat highly-maneuverable fighter aircraft built by Sukhoi Design Bureau as the Soviet response to the United States F-14 and F-15. First flown on May 20, 1977, the Su-27 entered service in 1985. The primary role of the Su-27 was to provide long range air defense against U.S. bombers, protect the Soviet coast from U.S. aircraft carriers and provide escorts for Soviet bombers. There have been many improvements over the years resulting in numerous variants of the Su-27. The export variant, the Sukhoi Su-27SK was sold to China and eventually developed into the license-built Shenyang J-11.
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.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14