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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Shenyang Aircraft Corporation J-15 Flying Shark (NATO designation: Flanker-X2) – #100, People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force (PLANAF), China, 2015
1:72 Scale. Length: 12". Wingspan: 8"
Limited production of approximately 800 models worldwide
China’s latest aircraft carrier, Shandong, was commissioned in December 2019 and is the first carrier completely built in China. It will join the carrier Liaoning but will be equipped with 44 J-15 aircraft, 8 more than the Liaoning. There are plans to build several more carriers over the next decade. J15 No.100 is the first of the service production J-15s. The newer production of the J-15 is receiving a green primer instead of the earlier yellow paint. It is believed the green is a more robust product and needed to protect against salt water.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate pad printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
Box with opening cover panel and J-15 artwork
The J-15 is a Chinese twin-engine all-weather carrier-based fighter aircraft manufactured by the Shenyang Aircraft corporation in cooperation with the 601 Institute for the Chinese PLAN aircraft carriers. In China the J-15 is known as the “Flying Shark” with a NATO name of Flanker-X2. The aircraft has the same basic airframe design as the Sukhoi Su-33. When the J-15 entered service in 2015 it was compared to the U.S. Navy’s two-seat FA-18 Super Hornet fighter. In 2018 it was announced the J-15 would stop production for the J-15B.
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