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Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series HA5605
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25PD Foxbat-E Diecast Model
Syrian AAF 5th Aerial Sqn, Tiyaz AB, Syria, 1985

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25PD Foxbat-E   13"   7.75"

Worried about the possible downfall of the Syrian Government the Soviet Union signed an agreement and began to supply arms and aircraft to the Syrian military in April 1978. The MiG-25PD Foxbat E was being delivered as well as MiG-23MF. MiG-25 Foxbat As were being upgraded to Foxbat E standards and were called MiG-25PDS. Throughout the 1980s Syrian had numerous encounters with Israeli fighters. Since the 1990s MiG-25PDs have been concentrated at Tiyaz in central Syria with the 5th Squadron and others transferring their MiG-25PDs to the 1st Squadron.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25PD Foxbat-E

Designed as a high-speed, high-altitude interceptor to counter the threat posed by the US XB-70 Valkyrie bomber, the MiG-25 was first flown on September 9th, 1964. The airframe was designed around a pair of massive Tumansky R-15(B) turbojet engines, capable of propelling it to a top speed of around Mach 3. The Foxbat is one of the fastest production aircraft to enter service. In addition to the interceptor variants, numerous reconnaisance variants were also produced. The MiG-25 has seen service with several air forces besides Russia including those of Iraq, Egypt, Libya and Syria.

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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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