Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA6407 Sukhoi Su-33 Flanker D Bort 84, 2nd Aviation Squadron, 279th Shipborne Fighter Aviation Regiment, Russian Navy, 2016. 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-33 (NATO Reporting Name: Flanker-D) is an all-weather carrier-based twin-engine air superiority fighter designed by Sukhoi and manufactured by Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association, derived from the Su-27 and initially known as the Su-27K. Compared with the Su-27, the Su-33 has a strengthened undercarriage and structure, folding wings and stabilators, all for carrier operations. The Su-33 has canards and its wings are larger than the Su-27 for increased lift. The Su-33 has upgraded engines and a twin nose wheel, and is air refuelable. Primary Role: Carrier-Based Air Superiority Fighter And Multirole Fighter.
Mid October 2016 the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and seven other Russian vessels left for the Syrian coast. On November 15, 2016 the carrier and its ten Su-33 and four MiG-29KR/KUBR aircraft took part in a large operation against ISIS in the Homs area using 500 pound bombs. Admiral Kuznetsov returned to its home port of Severomorsk in February 2017. One of the ten Su-33s was Bort 84 49051008201 of the 279th Shipborne Fighter Aviation Regiment 2nd Squadron ˘Tigers÷ was delivered on April 19, 1994.
|Stock Status:||IN STOCK|
|Size:||8" Wingspan & 12" Long|
|Design:||Su-33 Flanker D - J-15 Flying Shark|
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