Small and highly aerodynamic, focusing on performance and a low cost of maintenance, smaller and simpler than its contemporaries, it is not surprising that the F-5 is quite a few times referred as “the F-16 f its time”.
Designed for a [...]
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Kinetic kit, needs some filler, a molding issue appeared on the left side of the tail fin in the area of the leading edge. The tip tanks are one piece parts and molded both the same way, to say both for one side [...]
Beatiful kit with very small amount of putty.
Painted it with AK colours with leveling thinner. Just amazing colours. The only extra is an Aires seat.
Hey folks, my most recent (two hours ago) completed project - The 1:48 Kinetic F-5A/C 'Freedom Fighter'.
Mostly the kit was an easy and rewarding build - I say mostly as the fit of the intakes was laughable, not so much as a gap at the [...]
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 corrected. Cockpit [...]
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. [...]
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 ancient Testors [...]
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 [...]
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 nineties [...]