F-5E VFC-13 “Saints” US NAVY Aggressor Camouflage Paint Masks 1/48
Suggested scale: 1/48
Suggested use: F-5E in quarter scale
Re-usable die-cut camo mask set
The set includes two sheets of masks (shown in the picture). The masks are made from thin masking tape, which is easy to be peeled off and doesn’t leave any stains. The tape is tested on clear and painted model too. If carefully removed after painting, they can be used over and over again. It is flexible and easily applied over curved surfaces. Semitransparent for easy and accurate placing.
is the single seat version of F-5 Freedom Fighter light supersonic jet. The plane is used with various Air Forces around the World. F-5 in many of its variations is used as an Aggressor/Adversary aircraft. Due to its flight characteristics, close resembling MiG-21 in its first and second generations, F-5E is one of the main “enemy” aircraft still being flown by the US military. Alongside with the twin seat version, the F-5E is one of the main aggressor aircraft used currently. It is being flown both by the government and by private air forces in the role of adversary aircraft, providing support to the military in their training goals.
is called “Saints”and this F-5E bears very attractive and popular desert camouflage scheme. Some variations can be found in the same unit, pretty similar one to another. The desert tones closely resembles Mig-21 camouflage schemes used in the early days of Soviet-Afghanistan war. Later on, these paint schemes were kept and still can be seen in many Air Forces around the world, that use former Soviet surplus MiG-21 Fishbeds in their arsenal. In order to achieve maximum realism, it is best to follow the reference material of the specific airplane that you want to build. The paint mask set features all the markings visible on the picture of the item.