Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA6007 Sukhoi Su-27SK Flanker B 6001, 370th Fighter Division of Vietnamese Air Force Phan Rang AB, Vietnam. 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 8.5" Wingspan & 7.75" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The Sukhoi Su-27 Russian Flanker iis a single-seat highly-maneuverable fighter aircraft built by Sukhoi Design Bureau as the Soviet response to the U.S. F-14 and F-15 and entered service in 1985. The primary role of the Su-27 was to provide defense against American bombers, USN ships and provide Soviet bomber escorts. There have been many improvements over the years resulting in numerous variants of the Su-27. The export variant, the Su-27SK was sold to China and eventually developed into the license-built Shenyang J-11. Primary Role: Multirole Fighter, Air Superiority Fighter.
In 1994 in an effort to modernize the Vietnamese People’s Air Force (VPAF) they ordered twelve Su-27SK Flankers from Russia. In May 1995 the first two aircraft arrived with the remainder arriving in 1996. A new order for two additional Su-27SKs was placed in 1996. The original twelve aircraft equipped the 937th Fighter Regiment / 370th Fighter Division based at Phan Rang AB. In 1998 Su-27SK 6007 was lost in a crash. Later all the Su-27s were transferred to the 935th FR at Bien Hoa.
|Stock Status:||IN STOCK|
|Size:||8" Wingspan & 12" Long|
|Design:||SU-27 FLANKER - J-11BH|
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