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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA5705
Sukhoi Su-35S Flanker-E Diecast Model
Russian Air Force, Red 04, Akhtubinsk, Russia, 2012

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Sukhoi Su-35S Flanker-E   12"   8"

In 2011 the first Su-35S (export version of the Flanker E) arrived at Akhtubinsk which is the State Flight Test Center. Here aircraft undergo rigorous testing by military pilots to make certain the aircraft meet specifications before new aircraft enter full production. The Russian T-50 stealth aircraft will be tested here. The site's formal name is 929th State Flight Test Center of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation named after V. Chkalov that was a test pilot in the 1930s and was killed during a test flight.

Sukhoi Su-35S Flanker-E

Designed by the Soviet Union to challenge the superiority of fourth generation US fighters such as the F-15 Eagle, the Su-27 was first flown on May 20, 1977. This one seat Mach-2 fighter had the Soviet Union's first operational fly-by-wire system. The aircraft is very large compared to the MiG-29, its closest Soviet counterpart, but it is built with a high percentage of titanium, which helps minimize its weight. It is exceptionally agile and is perhaps most famous for its "Cobra" maneuver, which is a short, sustained level flight at a 120 degree angle of attack, often performed at air shows.

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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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