Role Light fighter
National origin United States
Manufacturer Northrop Corporation
First flight F-5A: 30 July 1959
F-5E: 11 August 1972
Introduction 1962
Status In service
Primary users United States Navy
Republic of China Air Force
Republic of Korea Air Force
Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
Produced 1959–1987
Number built A/B/C: 847
E/F: 1,399
Unit cost
F-5E: US$2.1 million
Developed from Northrop T-38 Talon
Variants Canadair CF-5
Shaped Sonic Boom Demonstration
Developed into Northrop F-20 Tigershark
HESA Saeqeh
HESA Azarakhsh

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 47 ft 4¾ in (14.45 m)
  • Wingspan: 26 ft 8 in (8.13 m)
  • Height: 13 ft 4½ in (4.08 m)
  • Wing area: 186 ft² (17.28 m²)
  • Airfoil: NACA 65A004.8 root, NACA 64A004.8 tip
  • Empty weight: 9,558 lb (4,349 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 15,745 lb (7,157 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 24,722 lb (11,214 kg)
  • Zero-lift drag coefficient: 0.0200
  • Drag area: 3.4 ft² (0.32 m²)
  • Aspect ratio: 3.82
  • Internal fuel: 677 U.S. gal (2,563 L)
  • External fuel: 275 U.S. gal (1,040 L) per tank in up to 3 tanks
  • Powerplant: 2 × General Electric J85-GE-21B turbojet
    • Dry thrust: 3,500 lbf (15.5 kN) each
    • Thrust with afterburner: 5,000 lbf (22.2 kN) each


  • Maximum speed: 917 kn (Mach 1.6, 1,060 mph, 1,700 km/h) ; at altitude
  • Range: 760 nmi (870 mi, 1,405 km)
  • Ferry range: 2,010 nmi (2,310 mi, 3,700 km)
  • Service ceiling: 51,800 ft (15,800 m)
  • Rate of climb: 34,400 ft/min (175 m/s)
  • Lift-to-drag ratio: 10.0


  • Guns: 2× 20 mm (0.787 in) M39A2 Revolver cannons in the nose, 280 rounds/gun
  • Hardpoints: 7 total (only pylon stations 3, 4 and 5 are wet-plumbed): 2× wing-tip AAM launch rails, 4× under-wing & 1× under-fuselage pylon stations with a capacity of 7,000 pounds (3,200 kg) and provisions to carry combinations of:
    • Rockets:
      • 2× LAU-61/LAU-68 rocket pods (each with 19× /7× Hydra 70 mm rockets, respectively); or
      • 2× LAU-5003 rocket pods (each with 19× CRV7 70 mm rockets); or
      • 2× LAU-10 rocket pods (each with 4× Zuni 127 mm rockets); or
      • 2× Matra rocket pods (each with 18× SNEB 68 mm rockets)
    • Missiles:
      • 4× AIM-9 Sidewinders or 4× AIM-120 AMRAAM air-to-air missile
      • 2× AGM-65 Maverick air-to-surface missiles
      • AA-8 Aphid, AA-10 Alamo, AA-11 Archer and other Russian/Chinese AAMs (Iranian ver.)
    • Bombs: A variety of air-to-ground ordnance such as the Mark 80 series of unguided bombs (including 3 kg and 14 kg practice bombs), CBU-24/49/52/58 cluster bomb munitions, napalm bomb canisters and M129 Leaflet bomb, and laser-guided bombs of Paveway family.
    • Other:
      • up to 3× 150/275 U.S. gallon Sargent Fletcher drop tanks for ferry flight or extended range/loitering time.
      • 2× GPU-5/A 30mm cannon pods (fitted only on Thai F-5s)

***plastic parts***

Pilot figure and canopy


The rest of the kit / parts are different in the fuselage

plastic parts of the kit 

Possibility of arming the aircraft
And other types of missiles

Rear wings
And front wings
Missile support parts

PE parts +decals

decals FULL SET

9 Marking options

Marking 1

Marking 2

Marking 3

Marking 4

Marking 5

Marking 6

Marking 7

Marking 8

Marking 9


It is clear that such a kit will be very high quality because the manufacturer chose to invest money time and resources in a very fine product, the kit is very new and went to stores only at the beginning of this month
The quality here is very high in this kit and not only in small or large parts. The quality is here very big and very clear, the kit is very invested and there are also some figures that come with the kit, That reality touches parts and everything is as natural and beautiful as the real thing, and there is another surprise and it is very big
9 The possibility of painting for this aircraft is highly recommended to buy high-quality paints for a realistic and beautiful finish. The kit is light gray and is also an excellent base for high quality and enjoyable painting. The kit is very large and is compatible with the scale mentioned on the outer packaging.

And this kit gives great value for money and is very enjoyable and enriches quality and creative time for a favorite and fun hobby

Highly recommended and available for purchase at stores now

Today dispatch new product ~ Ryuu F the special specification, Chibumaru Ryuukyu ~

It is an announcement of dispatch new product today. ₍₍ ◝ ('ω' ◝) ⁾⁾ ₍₍ (◟ 'ω') ◟ ◟


1/700 Special 77EX-1 Japan Navy Aircraft Carrier Ryuho Showa 19th Special Specification (with Wood Deck Seal)

The kit can reproduce the appearance of Showa 19 years before the extension of the flight deck and the battle of Mariana. (^ ∇ ^)

This product limited wood deck seal included! Σ (· ω · ノ) ノ!

It is not available individually!
The wood deck seal has been cut according to the deck part of the kit,

If you peel off the backing paper you can stick it with just one touch о (ж> ▽ <) y ☆

Etched parts that can reproduce details on the flight deck are included

Elevator and wind fence etc. are recorded (° ∀ °) b



Chibi Maru SPOT 31 Chibi Maru Fleet Dragon Loader CLEAR MOLD SPECIFICATION

We set up a machine with a clear molding on the Chibi Maru fleet "Ryujo" v (. · Ω ·.) Ia ♪ ♪ Clearly
molded Zero Fighter Type 21 (3) · Nine Seven Ship (6) · Ninety Bombardment (3 aircraft) is included. For
clear molding it is possible to reproduce the canopy in clear. Γ (▽ ') Tsubasa (`▽) ゞ
three regular nine-ship attacks are added to the product of ordinary Dragon It has become 6 aircraft (☆. ☆)


Please do make it by all means (* ¯ ³ __ *) ♡ ㄘ ゅ