Northrop F-5E Tiger II
First flown on August 11th 1972, the F-5E was a private development by Northrop of its highly successful supersonic trainer, the T-38 Talon. The F-5E Tiger II, a fast lightweight fighter, was used by the U.S.A.F. to equip its Tactical Fighter Training Aggressor units, simulating hostile aircraft, whilst the U.S. Navy used it as an Air Combat Trainer for future F-4 Phantom and F-14 Tomcat pilots. Having a wingspan of 8.13m, length 14.73m, and height 4.08m, the Tiger II was powered by two General Electric J85-21 engines giving a maximum speed of 1,060mph (1705km/h, mach 1.60). Armament consisted of two 20mm cannons and two AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles with further capability of carrying up to 7,00Ib of ordnance on external hardpoints.
Specification: Scale - 1:72, Width - 113mm, Length -204mm. Number Of Pieces - 49. This kit includes six Humbrol acrylic paints, two paint brushes precision glue.