Hobbymaster 1/72nd scale HA6506 MiG-29A Fulcrum 7702, 1st Fighter Air Regiment, Czech Air Force, Zatec Air Base, 1993. Buy now online at Flying Tigers.
The MiG-29 is a twin-engine supersonic fourth generation air superiority jet fighter developed in the Soviet Union in the 1970’s. The aircraft entered service with the Soviet Air Force in 1983 and still is in use with them as well as equipping over twenty four other countries over the years. The NATO designation for the MiG-29 is Fulcrum and it was designed to counter the American F-16 and F-18. The MiG-29 was first seen in the West in 1986. The MiG-29 (9-13) is designated the Fulcrum C.
MiG-29A 7702 MSN: 2960526377/3902 was received by the Czech Air Force on June 27, 1989 and assigned to the 1 Squadron, 11th Fighter Air Regiment Czechoslovak Air Force at Zatec Air Base. The MiG-29 didn’t last long with the Czech Air Force because in December 1992 7702 was decommissioned and in December 1995 it and 9 other MiG-29s were sold to the Polish Air Force. The aircraft was given the number 77 and assigned to 1. elt (tactical aviation sq.) “Warszawa” / 23. blot (AFB) Minsk-Mazowiecki.