True 1/72 scale
Great attention to detail
All markings are Tampoed (pad applied)
Option to display the model on a stand that is provided
Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions
Loads of optional armament has been provided
Canopy can be displayed open or closed
Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic
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The Mig-21 was originally built by the Mikoyan and Gurevich Design Bureau in the
Soviet Union with a NATO nickname Fishbed. No other jet has had as many planes
produced as the Mig-21. Depending on the reference source 8,000 - 13,000 planes of
all versions were made in the Soviet Union, under license to allied countries and China
without license. A small, fast, agile, dependable and most importantly simple making it
easy to turn out great numbers of the plane.
The Six Day War took place from June 5 to June 10 1967. The participants were an
alliance of Arab countries consisting of Egypt, Syria, Jordan and Iraq against Israel.
Israel was aware of the build up of the neighboring Arab states armed forces and
decided to launch a preemptive strike on June 5. Israel inflicted heavy losses on the
Arab nations and captured the Sinai Peninsula, Gaza Strip, West Bank, Golan Heights
and Jerusalem. A UN cease-fire was agreed to on June 10.
The MiG-21FL is a downgraded variant of the MiG-21PF and meant for the Third World
market. It is has the lesser powerful R11F-300 engine. This variant also lacks the ability
to carry RS-2US beam-riding missiles and has the basic version of the RP-21 radar.
The FL has a wide chord fin as well as a brake chute fairing.
MiG-21FL 1965 type 77
F – Forsazh (Reheat)
L – Lokator (Radar)
Engine - Tumansky R11F-300
Thrust – 38.3/56.4 kN dry/reheat
Thrust – 8600/12680 lbf dry/reheat
No internal canon
Center Pylon – 1 x PTB-490
Inboard hardpoints – 1 x K-13/R-3S, 1 x UB-16-57U, 1 x FAB-100/250
Radio – RSIU-5G
IFF – SRO-1
ADF – ARK-10
RWR – SPO-2 Sirena-2
Gunsight – PKI
Radar – R1L
Transponder – SOD-57M Globus-2
|Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
United Arab Republic Egyptian Air Force,
Six-Day War, 1967