F-5F Twin-Seat Trainer
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Select a thumbnail to see the picture full-size. In Stock (Ships in 1-3 business days)List price: $22.99You pay: $16.59(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Italeri ModelsStock Number: ITL 1382Scale: 1/72View all products of type "F-5 Tiger"
This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
Developed in the early seventies from the American company Northrop, as direct evolution of its predecessor, the F-5E Tiger II was characterized by an increased power, a better maneuverability and better air-to-air performance. Its real strength, however, was represented by the low production and maintenance costs compared to a good combat effectiveness. Thanks to its cost / performance ratio the F-5E was chosen to equip the fighter squadrons of several air forces. Among these countries, the Swiss Air Force considered the F-5E suitable to meet the real unique features of which the Alpine Country needed. It was also produced under license by the Helvetic country. From the single-seat F-5E, the two-seat trainer F5-F has been directly derived. Armed with a single M39 gun, it keeps all the main operating features of the single-seat version.
Includes markings for:
- Schweizer Luftwaffe, Fliegerstaffel 15, Sion AB, Switzerland, 2014/15
- USMC Aviation Aggressor, VMFT-401 "Snipers", MCAS Yuma, Arizona 2011
- USN Aggressor, VFC-111 "Sun Downers", NAS Key West, Florida 2015
- USN Aggressor, VFC-13 "Saints", NAS Fallon, Nevada 2011