F-5E Tiger (USAF-NORTHRUP) MotorMax Famous Jet Fighter (Die Cast) “Rare-Vinage” (1990’s)
***”MOTORMAX” (NORTHRUP) Famous Fighters*** (Year Released: 1990s)
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* F-5E Tiger (USAF-NORTHRUP) MotorMax Famous Jet Fighter (Die Cast)”Rare-Vinage” ****See Photographs!***
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(Year Released: 1990s)
*On June 23, 1972 Northrop F-5E Tiger 71-1417 left the Hawthorne plant bound and on August 11, 1972 made its maiden flight.
*The aircraft was assigned to the 425th TFTS but administratively the 425th was assigned to the 58th TFW at Luke AFB but operated from Williams AFB and this is the reason for the 425 on the aircraft nose.
*The original mission was training South Vietnamese Air Force pilots on the F-5C. It was after the end of the Vietnam War that the 425th received the newer F-5E on April 6, 1973.
*The objective now was to train pilots from the various countries that had acquired the F-5E.
*In 1989 the F-5 training program ended and 71-1417 was sold to Brazil.
*Northrop F-5E Tiger..
*Designed partly to meet a US Navy requirement for a low-cost, low-maintenance fighter to operate from Escort Carriers, the F-5 first flew on July 30, 1959.
*Development of the F-5 continued even after the Navy withdrew its Escort Carriers, and the aircraft eventually evolved into the light, supersonic “Freedom Fighter,” serving US allies during the Cold War and as a supersonic trainer in the US.
*The second-generation F-5 (“Tiger II”) also served US allies, but because it was small and maneuverable like a MiG it was also used by the US military as a training and “aggressor” aircraft, acting as the opposing force during military wargames.
*Material: Die Cast..
*Vehicle Make: NORTHRUP..
*Recommended Age Range: 5 Years (+)..
*Series: Famous Fighters..
*Product Type: Military Fighter Jet…