• Hobby Master HA3314 F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s
  • Hobby Master HA3314 F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s
  • Hobby Master HA3314 F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s
  • Hobby Master HA3314 F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s
  • Hobby Master HA3314 F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s
  • Hobby Master HA3314 F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s
  • Hobby Master HA3314 F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s
  • Hobby Master HA3314 F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s
  • Hobby Master HA3314 F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s
  • Hobby Master HA3314 F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s
  • Hobby Master HA3314 F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s
  • Hobby Master HA3314 F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s
  • Hobby Master HA3314 F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s

F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s

Review on January 20, 2017 | Hobby Master Diecast Model 1/72 Scale

Basic Information

Hobby Master社製ダイキャストモデルです。商品の概略は以下のとおり。

This is a ready-made diecast model by Hobby Master Limited. The specifications of this product is as follows.

Product MakerHobby Master Limited.
Product Series1:72 Air Power Series
Product NameItem No:HA3314
F-5E Tiger II USAF, 58TFTW, Luke AFB AZ, 1970s
Model Scale1:72
DimensionsLength:19.7cm / Width:11.4cm
Release DateNovember 2012
Price7,776 yen in Japan
Notes *Ready-made display model (painted and assembled)
*Die-cast body with some plastic parts
*All markings by tampo printing
*Landing gears can be removed for flying position (gear covers included)
*Open-able canopy
*Pilot figure included
*Display stand included

REVIEW ABOUT THIS MODEL

SHAPE, DETAILS AND PAINTING

本モデルは実機に忠実なアウトラインを持ち、塗装やマーキング類も素晴らしい出来栄えです。 精密な彫刻と正確なパネルラインが施されています。

The outline is exactly same as the real plane. The surface is well detailed, and also it has accurate panel lines. The painting and markings are excellent too.

DETAILED SURFACE AND EXCELLENT PAINTING

Weapons for F-5E Tiger II

本商品にはF-5EタイガーII用のアクセサリーが付属します。どれを付けるか選択することが出来ます。

Some accessories for F-5E TigerII are included in this product. You can choose what to use these weapons with this model.

Weapons for F-5E Tiger II

2 × AIM-9P Sidewinder (short-range infrared homing air-to-air missile)
4 × Mk. 82 bomb with Tail Retarding Device "Snakeye" (unguided low-drag general-purpose bomb)
2 × GBU-10 Paveway II (laser-guided bomb / based on the Mk.84 bomb)
1 × 275 U.S.gal Tank

※飛行姿勢で飾る場合は、センターステーションから④を取り外す必要があります。
*When you display this model in "Flight Position", you must remove ④ from center station.

※OUTBDには②または③を取り付け可能ですが、同時に取り付けることはできません。
*You can attach ② or ③ to OUTBD, they cannot be installed at the same time.

need to correct

よく出来たモデルですが、いくつか修正すべき箇所もあります。以下の写真はそれらを示したものです。
This model is excellent but some points to be improved. Below picture shows improve points.

gap between the parts

① 機首両側面のパーツ間に隙間があります。特に左側が酷い状態です。
① There are gaps between the parts on both sides of the nose. Especialy the left side is terrible.

② エアインテークと胴体との間に隙間があります。
② There are gaps between air-intake and body.

About Real Plane

F-5E 72-01405

機体番号 72-01405 号機、すなわち製造番号(c/n : Construction Number) 1025 は、72年発注の21機中、最後から2番目の機体です。 72405 号機は1974年にアメリカ空軍 第58戦術戦闘訓練航空団 第425飛行隊 ルーク基地に配備されました。 第58航空団の任務はアメリカ軍および、友好国飛行隊の搭乗員養成でした。 また同航空団は、1977年に第58戦術訓練航空団に改編されるまでルーク基地にて 72405 号機を運用し、戦術訓練を行いました。 1988年、同機は「FAH 4010」号機としてホンジュラスに送られました。

※上記解説文はウェブサイト「ホビーマスター・コレクター」からの引用です。

F-5E 72-01405 was c/n 1025, the second last aircraft produced in a contract for 21 F-5E’s. 72405 joined the 425th Squadron of the 58th Tactical Fighter Training Wing in 1974 and were stationed at Luke AFB. The 58th Wing was tasked with training U.S. aircrew as well as aircrews and their support personnel from friendly foreign squadrons and wings. They also took part in operational and tactical exercises at the base until 1977 when the 58th TFTW was re-designated the 58th Tactical Training Wing. In 1988 this aircraft was sent to Honduras as FAH 4010.

* Above explanation is quoted from website "Hobby Master Collector".

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Reference

[Books & Magazine]

*FAMOUS AIRPLANES OF THE WORLD No.96 F-5E/F TIGER II, F-20 TIGERSHARK | Published by BUNRIN-DO Co.,Ltd. 2002

[Video]

*FIGHTING AIRCRAFT DVD Collection 18 F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger II | Published by K.K.DeAgostini JAPAN 2007

[Web]

*Hobby Master Collector