RF-5E TigerEye, a supersonic light fighter family, initially designed in the late 1950s by Northrop Corporation. In 1970, Northrop won the International Fighter Aircraft (IFA) competition, the resultant aircraft, initially known as F-5A-21, subsequently became the F-5E. The RF-5E Tigereye was a dedicated reconnaissance version of the F-5E Tiger II, and was originally developed by Northrop as a private venture.
Kit has engraved panel lines, well appointed cockpit and fuselage interior, (1) assembled resin pilot, optional (canopy and speed brakes), landing lights, detailed 20 mm M39A2 Revolver cannons with detailed assemblies, optional gunbay doors, filigree probe, separate (trailing edge flaps and slats, rudder and ailerons), engine nacelles, air intakes, exhaust pipes with afterburner relief detail, detailed wheel wells and optional undercarriage, photoetch (seatbelts and other interior, canopy, gun doors, nacelles, intake, armament, undercarriage and other exterior), armament (AIM-9E, AIM-9B, fuel tanks, MK.20, MK.84, AIM-7, launch rails and pylons).
Decals and color painting reference for (5) aircraft: (x2) U.S. AFRF Tiger II, 11420; Malaysian Air Force; Singapore Air Force; Taiwan Air Force - includes stencil data, weapons data and markings, instrument panel and consoles.