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1/48 Kinetic F-5A TuAF

by Tolga ULGUR on May 2, 2015 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Here is my 1/48 Kinetic F-5A Freedom fighter with the markings of Turkish Air Force circa 1971. This was finished few months ago. Instrument panel of the kit is not accurate for a classical F-5A. So ıt needs to be […]



by UGUR KENEL on April 28, 2015 in Aviation -- 37 Comments

This aircraft is a member of 133. squadron, 3. Main Jet Base Group Command, KONYA-TURKEY. This is an upgraded jet training aircraft before F-16 AND F-4 Squadrons. Fuselage same with classic F-5 but cockpit and avionics mostly different. Konya is […]

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Philippines Air Force Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighter

by Gary Brantley on November 17, 2014 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

I have always loved the lines of the Northrop F-5A. Sleek and elegant with that great area-ruled fuselage, it is a real classic. This model is the one that was built concurrent with my Iraqi MiG-21MF. The kit is the […]

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Northrop F-5A FREEDOM FIGHTER – Philippine Air Force

by Farouk Tan on May 8, 2014 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

The second of two model build projects I did after coming back to modeling from decades of absence, two first one allowed by retirement from work…The exercise is to simulate/replicate the personal aircraft of erstwhile Philippine Air Force Commanding General […]


1/48 Classic Airframes Northrop F-5A

by Tolga ULGUR on January 10, 2013 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

And here is the last part of my NMF TuAF jets Trilogy. This is 1/48 Classic Airframes F-5A finished few years ago with Turkish Air Force markings. This ex-Norvegian freedom fighter (5-575) was in use between mid of eighties and […]