'The Mig' (F5-E Tiger II) - 00502


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'The Mig' (F5-E Tiger II)
[00502]

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There is also extra information underneath the main catalogues description including the changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

The “Mig-28s” that flew at the start and again at the end of the first Top Gun movie were actually Northrop F-5E Tigers flown by the U.S. Navy’s Aggressor Squadrons. These fictitious hostiles were finally defeated by the triumphant Top Gun aces at the end of the film, albeit after one loss during the dogfight.


Airfix Series (first appearance): 5
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1987


Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 9: Photo
Artist on Box Type 16: Adam Tooby


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1987 Edition Ref: 00502
1988 Edition Ref: 00502
2020 Edition Ref: A00502





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