Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA5902 Mikoyan-Gurevich, Shenyang Aircraft Corporation Shenyang J-5 Red 3429, PLAAF, Jan, 1967. 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 5.25" Wingspan & 6.25" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The Shenyang J-5 (Chinese: ?-5) (NATO reporting name Fresco is a Chinese-built single-seat jet interceptor and fighter aircraft derived from the Soviet Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17. The J-5 was exported as the F-5 and was originally designated Dongfeng-101 (East Wind-101) and also Type 56 before being designated J-5 in 1964. 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. Primary Role: Fighter Aircraft.
In the early 1950s China acquired a number of Soviet built MiG-17 Fresco A Day-Fighters and began to produce their own version of this aircraft design, the Shenyang J-5 and F-5 for export. In 1966 Mao Zedong was the Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and began a Cultural Revolution. Sayings in support of MaoĂs ideology appeared every where including on aircraft. This aircraft wears ˘Long Live the great Communist Party÷, ˘No fear of Sacrifice, get rid of all obstacles to gain victory÷ ˘Mao Zedong÷.
|Stock Status:||IN STOCK|
|Size:||5.25" Wingspan & 6.25" Long|
|Design:||MIG-17F (Shenyang J-5)|
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