Colonel Giora Epstein, referred to in Israel as the "Ace of Aces," achieved 17 victories during his illustrious career. On active duty from 1963 until 1997, he served with the 140th Squadron flying numerous aircraft including the F-16A Netz, an Israeli Air Force Fighting Falcon introduced in 1980.
This 1/72 scale, Hobby Master, die cast model of an F-16A Netz-the final aircraft flown by Epstein, and sporting "17 Kill" commemorative artwork-features engraved panel lines and access panels, an opening canopy, a removable pilot figure, a well-equipped cockpit including panel instrumentation, drop tanks, realistic air intake, full weapons complement, optional-position landing gear, and a display stand. Measures approximately 8¼" long with a 5¼" wingspan.
Hobby Master: HA3831B