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Scale 1/72
Manufacturer Eagle Strike Productions
Decal Sheet ID EP72089
Decal Sheet Title MiG-17 Fresco
Types Featured MiG-17

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Eagle Strike Productions sheet EP72089 provides markings for a number of MiG-17s including MiG-17F 1C-07-18. This aircraft was operated by the Syrian Air Force, captured by the Israeli AF and transferred to the US where it was evaluated by the USAF in Project Have Drill at Groom Lake, Nevada from January to May 1969.

It carried the standard Syrian scheme comprising tan, dark green and light blue. The rudder was white and the aircraft carried a red nose intake ring, stripe in front of the tail (outlined in white) and a red panel on the rudder. USAF stars'n'bars were carried in four places and it also carried "055" in white on the nose.

A left side view and separate upper/lower views are provided, together with aircraft history. For some reason no color codes are provided and these will have to be sought elsewhere.

The decal sheet appears to be printed by Squadron.

Review and images by Chris St Clair