Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA9702 Mikoyan MIG-31B Foxhound Blue 08 (early version), Russian Air Force. 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 7.25" Wingspan & 12.5" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The MiG-31 (NATO - Foxhound) is a two-seater long-range supersonic interceptor fighter. The MiG-31 was developed in the 1970s and completed Its maiden flight in September 1975. The MiG-31 set several world records by reaching an altitude of 37,650 meters (123,523 ft) in 1977 as well as setting a time-to-altitude record of 35,000 meters (114,829 ft) in 4 minutes 11.78 seconds. The MiG-25 ˘Foxbat÷ was the basis for the MiG-31 ˘Foxhound÷ but equipped with the latest digital avionics that allows it to operate in all weather conditions and the first Soviet aircraft to have look-down shoot-down capability.
Between 1976 and 1988 production began on the first series of the baseline MiG-31. There were 519 aircraft produced during this period at the Sokol factory and 40 of these aircraft would later be upgraded to MiG-31BS. The next series ran from 1989 to 1991 and consisted of 101 MiG-31DZs followed by the final batch of 69 MiG-31Bs between 1990 and 1994. The Kazakhstan Air Force retained 50 MiG-31Bs after the breakup of the Soviet Union. The MiG-31B received upgraded avionics and an in-flight refueling probe and new R-335S missiles.
JUNE 2023 RELEASE
|Size:||7.25" Wingspan & 12.5" Long|
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