J-5 Jet China Air Force PLAAF 1956 Hobby Master HA5906 1:72
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J-5 Jet China Air Force PLAAF 1956 Hobby Master HA5906 1:72

J-5 Jet China Air Force PLAAF 1956 Hobby Master HA5906 1:72
Hobby Master die cast models

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Jan 10, 2020

Availability: In stock

Regular Price: $96.95

Special Price $87.95

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J-5 Jet China Air Force PLAAF 1956 Hobby Master HA5906 1:72 Hobby Master die cast models 1:72 Scale True 1/72 scale. Professionally painted. Great attention to detail. All markings are Tampoed (pad applied). Option to display the model on a stand that is provided. Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions. Loads of optional armament provided. Canopy can be displayed open or closed. Pilot figure included. Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic. Highly collectable The Soviet built Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (Fresco) was initially called the MiG-15bis+45° and completed its maiden flight on January 13, 1950 and entered service in 1952. There were five variants of the MiG-17 with the MiG-17F (Fresco C) becoming the main variant. The new Klimov VK-1F engine was the first Soviet built engine with an afterburner and variable nozzle. The installation of this new engine gave the MiG-17F double the rate of climb of previous variants and greatly improved vertical maneuvers. This aircraft lacked radar and was purely a day-time fighter. The Shenyang J-5 (NATO – Fresco) was a licensed version of the Soviet MiG-17. In the 1950s the PLAAF received several MiG-17As and designated them J-4 but in order for the PLAAF to use the latest production methods they needed newer aircraft so they obtained plans, kits and parts for the MiG-17F that would eventually become the J-5. The first built J-5 was serial 0101 and performed its maiden flight on July 19, 1956. This aircraft is on display at the China Aviation Museum located 40 km (25 mi) north of Beijing.
Additional Info
  • Stock#
    HA5906
  • Brand
    Hobby Master
  • ETA
    Jan 10, 2020
  • Scale
    1:72
  • Material
    Die-cast Metal
  • Aircraft Type
    Fixed-Winged
  • Era
    Cold War
  • Aircraft
    MIG-17
  • Propulsion
    Jet-Powered
  • Role
    Fighter
  • Country
    China
Warning: Choking Hazard! Contains small parts. Not a toy. Not for children under 3 years.
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