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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA0193
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21BIS Fishbed Diecast Model
Croatian Air Force 1st Fighter Sqn, Avenger of Dubrovnik, Ivan Selak, Zagreb-Pleso AB, Croatia

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21BIS Fishbed   8"   3.75"

In 1991 a War of Independence between Croatia and Yugoslavia began and lasted until November 1995 when Croatia won. Croatia gained its three MiG-21BIS's in February 1992 and May 1993 when Croatian born pilots defected from the Yugoslav Air Force. The aircraft were painted with the Croatian emblem and re-serialed 101, 102 and 103. 102 was flown by Colonel Ivan Selak. Later 102 was named "OSVETNIK DUBROVNIKA AVENGER OF DUBROVNIK" with the 1st FS emblem on the port-side nose. The only survivor 102 is on display at the 91st Air Base Museum, Zagreb-Pleso.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21BIS Fishbed

Designed as a successor to the Soviet Union's family of early MiG jet fighters, the MiG-21 was first flown on February 14, 1955. This supersonic jet fighter was the first Soviet aircraft to successfully combine fighter and interceptor characteristics. Its delta wing design gave it the ability to climb quickly and its light loading further improved its performance, making it possible for a skilled pilot to successfully engage in dogfights with contemporary enemy fighters. Today, more than 50 years after its introduction, the MiG-21 still serves the air forces of many nations and has become the most-produced supersonic jet in history.

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Hobby Master's 1:72 scale MiG-21 is constructed in diecast metal with only the smallest amount of plastic used. The configurable cockpit canopy provides a clear view of the interior and pilot figure and the central air brake is deployable. A G-P9 cannon pod with hand-painted 23mm twin-barrel 23mm can be seen below the cockpit. The wing is crafted of solid metal, and structural details can be seen inside the wheel wells and inboard gear doors. Each wingtip has an integrated fence and air date sensors. Ordnance includes removable fuel tanks and K-13A air-to-air missiles.

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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series

The Hobby Master "1:72 Air Power Series" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft.

Hobby Master "1:72 Air Power Series" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Opening canopies, revealing detailed cockpit interiors.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
  • Accurately detailed underside with concealed screwheads.

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