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1/48 Hobby Boss Yak-38U Forger B

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Production of the Yak-38 Forger began in 1975 making it the world’s second operational VSTOL aircraft, after the Harrier series. The aircraft's wings are mid-mounted, delta-shaped with blunt tips and a negative slant. There is one turbo engine and two lift jets. There are two exhausts on the bottom of the rear fuselage. Large, semicircular air intakes are below the cockpit well forward of the wings. The fuselage is long and has a pointed nose and tapered tail section.

Yak-38U "Forger-B" is Two-seat training version for the Soviet Naval Aviation, this version differed from the basic aircraft in having an enlarged fuselage to accommodate a two-seater cockpit. The Yak-38U entered service on November 15, 1978, a total of 38 Yak-38U have been produced with the 38th aircraft being delivered in 1981.

Scale 1:48

Camouflage Scheme

1. Russia Navy aviation, "Yellow 24".
2. Ukraine Navy aviation, "Yellow 04".


The kit consists of over 140 parts, includes 11 clear parts
-Detailed fuselage & wing w/accurate design
-Detailed gear cabin