EDK70143 1/72 Mikoyan MiG-21PF interceptor ProfiPack
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The MiG-21(NATO code name Fishbed) is one of the most successful jet fighters ever made. It entered service in the late 1950's and was still being made in the 1980's and has been used by 50 different Air Forces in the world. Over 11000 were made and some are still in active service. The MiG 21 is supersonic, some versions are capable of Mach 2. It can carry a wide range of bombs and rockets for ground attack and air to air missiles for the fighter role as well as an internal cannon.
The MiG-21PF is a second generation MiG-21, compared to the earlier MiG-21F-13, it features a more powerful engine, better avionics, the ability to use both radar guided and heat seeking missiles and optional fixed cannon armament. It was in production from 1964 and saw action in Vietnam
Eduard are a Czech based manufacturer famed for their model accessories. They have in the last few years released a successful range of kits. The Profipacks contain a kit with several marking options, along with a Colour Zoom etch set, Canopy Mask and a full colour instruction booklet.
This kit has highly detailed and features a good selection of ordnance. There are markings for 5 different planes from the following Air Forces: Russian, Czech, North Vietnam, East German and Hungary