Stbd side view of russia navy yak38 forger 38 yellow cn 797782150492 hovering out of ground effect oge at farnborough eglf in sep 1992. This page was last edited on 25 november 2014, at 08. Yak38 forger a hobbyboss box art aircraft, aircraft. It comprises 160 cleanly molded parts nine of which are clear and a nice decal sheet with markings for three aircraft. Similar to the british harrier, the yak 38 was built to operate from the soviet mediumsized kiev class aircraft carriers. Expand your options of fun home activities with the largest online selection at. From 1960, the yakovlev design bureau began work on a vtol system, using the compact and lightweight tumansky ru19300 turbojet engine, drafting a proposal for the yak 104, a converted yak 30 jet trainer with two vertically mounted ru19 engines between the inlet ducts of the standard yak 30 powerplant. It is build stright out of box except for the seat which was replaced with resin aftermerket s. Tento web pouziva k poskytovani sluzeb, personalizaci reklam a analyze navstevnosti soubory cookie. Production of the yak 38 forger began in 1975 making it the worlds second operational vstol aircraft, after the harrier series.
Yakovlev yak38u forger superdetailing set for hobbyboss kit armory 1. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Dec 05, 2011 the forger first flew in 1971 and was retired in 1991 after 231 had been built. Yakovlev yak38 forger modelers online reference cybermodeler online.
The decals include full stencils for one aircraft and all types of external armament for the yak38s aircraft. Supersonic performances would have implied many difficulties of development, and it was decided to initially develop a relatively simple aircraft limited to mach 0. The chosen version is yellow 53 use as part of the aircraft evaluation program in the afgan war in the 70s and earlies 80s. The russian yakovlev yak 38 forger vtol preceded by the yak 36 freehand and the barely related yak 36m, the ussrs first operational vtol aircraft was the yak 38 forger.
There are two exhausts on the bottom of the rear fuselage. Apr 15, 2017 by 1995, the yak 38s were removed from service. Forger was the soviet naval aviations only operational vtol strike fighter aircraft in addition to being its first operational carrierbased fixedwing aircraft. Hobbyboss has given us the first injectionmolded yak38 in 1 48 scale. Hobbyboss yak38yak38m forger a plastic model airplane kit. Yak36m was put into service in 1977 under designation yak38 nato gave the plane a codename forger. Autoplay when autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will. Hobby boss yak38u forger b airplane model building kit. The yak 38u entered service on 15 november 1978, a total of 38 yak 38u have been produced with the 38th aircraft being delivered in 1981. Thus, i decided that i would build a forger to reflect this littleknown episode in aviation history. Feb 24, 2017 the yakovlev yak 38 was soviet naval aviations only operational vtol strike fighter aircraft see more on yak. Hobbyboss yak38u forger b plastic model airplane kit 148. Fsx camera views and special effects are also configured. Yakovlev yak 38 forger carrierborne vstol strike fighter fleet defense aircraft the yakovlev yak 38 forger was something of the soviet answer to the vtol british harrier jump jet of the west.
The yak38 had clearly evolved from the earlier yak36 freehand vtol aircraft first seen by the west in 1967. It was developed specifically for and served exclusively on the kievclass aircraft carrier. Most of the freeware addon aircraft and scenery packages in our file library come with easy installation instructions which you can read above in the file description. Forger was soviet naval aviations first and only operational vtol multirole combat aircraft.
It was developed specifically for, and served almost exclusively on. Hobbyboss yak 38u forger b hbo80363 yak 38u forger b this is the 148 scale yak 38u forger. Hobbyboss has given us the first injectionmolded yak 38 in 148 scale. Forger was the soviet naval aviation s only operational vtol strike fighter aircraft in addition to being its first operational carrierbased fixedwing aircraft. Hobbycraft yak38, 172 the unofficial airfix modellers\ forum. Ub16 rocket pods, ub32m rocket pods, upk23 cannon pods and r60 missiles. Gallery pictures hobbyboss yak38u forger b plastic model. My model shows a yak38m forgera as seen on the aircraft carriers of the kiev class in the 1970s and 80s. Antennas on top of the nose are made of stretched sprue, brake lines and further detailing of the wheel wells have been done with wire. Yak 38u forger b twoseat training version for the soviet naval aviation, this version differed from the basic aircraft in having an enlarged fuselage to accommodate a twoseater cockpit. Browse library hints blogs request hall of fame guest book. Production of the yak38 forger began in 1975 making it the world s second operational vstol aircraft, after the harrier series.
Ill do an outofthebox build of the hobby boss 148 yak 38u forger b. After the british harrier the forger was the worlds second operational vtol aircraft. We deliver model kit to usa, uk, japan, australia, mexico, brazil, canada, china, germany, france, italy, spain, greece, poland, romania, belgium, bulgaria, turkey. One variant provides photo realistic fsx lookaround views in four more directions and the second variant provides a static vc, matching the 2d panel. Dec 15, 2008 the yakovlev yak 38 nato reporting name. The yak 38 was powered by three jet engines, two dedicated rybinsk rd38 turbojet lift engines, and a single vectorable thrust tumansky r28 v300 turbojet for lift and forward flight. Although the yak 38 and yak 38m were developed from the landbased yakovlev yak 36, the aircraft had almost nothing in common. Begemot 48028 148 yakovlev yak38 forger family decal. 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. Yakovlev yak38 forger carrierborne vstol strike fighter. The kit is made by hobbyboss of china in 148 scale. Sovietrussian naval vtol strike fighter, 2seat trainer variant. The yakovlev yak38page contains all related products, articles, books, walkarounds and plastic scale.
This includes the yak38, mitsubishi f1t2 and a couple of others. Groupbuild yak 38u forger b hobby boss 148 i couldnt find the ra5c vigilante in time so i picked one out of the stash. The yak38 forger was considered by many to be the soviet harrier. Engraved panel lines and rivets, detailed tandem cockpits and wheel wells, optional position exhaust nozzles, segmented canopy, optional position dorsal fan cover, separate rudder and external stores 2 each. This is the amodel 172 yak 38 forger which was build for an event by our modelling society. Building the hobby boss 148th scale su27 flanker b with three color camouflage. Hobbyboss yak 38u forger b hbo80363 yak 38u forger b this is the 148 scale yak 38u forger b plastic model airplane kit from hobby boss. Planes were also extensively tested in various conditions. Yak 38u forger b, 80363, hobbyboss, aircrafts, scale 1. Yak 38u forger b is twoseat training version for the soviet naval aviation, this version differed from the basic aircraft in having an enlarged fuselage to accommodate a twoseater cockpit. Our shop retails 148 yak 38u forger b plastic model hobby boss 80363 military model on the web.
Dec 31, 2010 yes you are right, but at the time i build the model the only information i could find was a couple of profiles in orange sand like color and an extract of a book in russian that mention about the use of yaks and frogfoots in that special operation and since there are some mig23 and su25 in orange like colors i trusted the veracity of the profile. This release provides a selection of 24 yak 38 and yak 38m forgers with an interesting array of markings and color schemes. Given the performance of the forgers during the romb exercise, i figured it couldnt get much more useless than that. This page details the development and operational history of the yakovlev yak 38 forger carrierborne vstol strike fighter fleet defense. This is the 148 scale yak 38 yak 38m forger a plastic model kit by hobby boss. Hobby boss continues their 148 scale yak 38 family with the only other variant possible, the yak 38u twoseat trainer. The yak38 forger used two inline rybinsk rd3635fvr lift engines 6,722 lb thrust each immediately behind the cockpit inclined with the engine exhaust at. Description you would not expect to see an aircraft like the yak38 forger, the only vertical lift off aircraft ever used by the former cccp, produced as a mainstream modelkit. Hobbyboss 148 scale yakolev yak38 forger finescale. Buy hobby boss yak 38u forger b airplane model building kit. Forger was the soviet naval aviations only operational vtol strike fighter aircraft in. It is this fate which i will render for this new model from hobbyboss of the yak 38.
This site and files are only to help people who lost instructions. Yak38u forger b plastic model hobbysearch military. It is certainly a homely beast, the drooped forward fuselage may have helped pilot visibility but it makes the whole plane look broke. The forger was borne out of a requirement for a vstol fighter for the soviet navy to take to sea on the kiev class ships. Superficially similar to the early harrier, the forger was burdened with two extra lift engines, which increased the basic weight and reduced the fuel capacity. Yakovlev yak38u forger b aircrafts plastic models hobby.
This is the 148 scale yak 38u forger b plastic model airplane kit from hobby boss. Yakovlev yak38 forger carrierborne vstol strike fighter fleet. Originally known as the yak 36mp in the west, the yak 38 was the first production vertical takeofflanding aircraft built by the soviet union. Dec 30, 2009 hi guys, this is one of the few plane models that i built im more of an auto modeler than aircraft modeler. The yakovlev yak 38page contains all related products, articles, books, walkarounds and plastic scale modeling projects dedicated to this aircraft. Like in the west, soviet aircraft design bureaus were fascinated by the potential of vstol aircraft and undertook their own developmental efforts.
The forger first flew in 1971 and was retired in 1991 after 231 had been built. Here is a look at begemots 48028 148 yakovlev yak 38 forger family decal. Yak 38 forger, a vtol fighter with semi vc in two variants. Dec 08, 2016 good afternoon guys, i bring to you a new project, the yakolev yak 38 forger. Fighter jets aircraft cold war helicopters planes february book face beautiful. Production of the yak38 forger began in 1975 making it the worlds second operational vstol aircraft, after the harrier series. We would welcome any feedback you may have on our site and information posted on it. The primary roles were fleet defense particularly against shadowing maritime surveillance aircraft, reconnaissance, and antiship strike, but was never used in combat. Yak 38u forger b plastic model hobbysearch military model store. Forger was ussrs first and only operational vtol multirole combat aircraft. Posted by grant dalzell on tuesday, september 11, 2018 11.
Yak 38u forger b twoseat training version for the soviet naval aviation, this version differed from the basic aircraft in having an increased fuselage to accommodate a twoseater cockpit. This page is only used to disseminate information about the product. This page was last edited on 18 december 2018, at 16. Yak38s were based on kiev, minsk and novorossijsk cruisers, and later on admiral kuznetsov carrier. Yakovlev yak38yak38m forger a 148 hobby boss 80362. In this release, begemot provides a great selection of subjects for the recent hobbyboss 148 yak 38 forger kits. The normal complement for the kievclass through deck aircraft carrier was a dozen singleseat forger as and one or two twinseat trainer yak 38u forger bs. Here is the yakovlev yak38 forger modelers onestop resource for photos, kits, details, and references. Kit features engraved panel lines and rivets, detailed tandem cockpits and wheel wells, optional position exhaust nozzles, segmented canopy, optional position dorsal fan cover, separate rudder and external stores 2 each. Yakolev yak38 forger hobbyboss 148 inprogress pics. Home book shop wars battles biographies timeline weapons blog full index subjects concepts country.
The hobby boss grumman panther in scale from the plastic aircraft model range accurately recreates the real life us carrierborne jetfighter. Building the hobby boss 148th scale su27 flanker b with three color camouflage duration. There were a series of yak 38 shipboard trials with the emphasis placed on developing procedure for stol operations. Forger was soviet naval aviations first and only operational vtol strike fighter aircraft, in addition to being its first operational carrierbased fixedwing aircraft. Room 11, 3f, mansfield industrial center, 19 hong yip street, yuen long, n. Although unlikely taken in afghanistan due to the yak 38u in the background this yak 38 forger in a camouflage scheme may represent how they looked during the trial deployment to afghanistan in 1980. Our shop retails 148 yak 38 yak 38m forger a plastic model hobby boss 80362 military model on the web. The aircrafts wings are midmounted, deltashaped with blunt tips and a negative slant. I was lucky to have photographed this aircraft motionless in the air at this airshow. This addon provides a photo realistic 2d panel with fsx compatible gauges. The yak 38s limited useful payload was always its achilles heel, but the.1152 69 1127 1147 581 504 795 277 915 70 833 572 642 567 167 285 80 888 782 321 345 1340 87 871 369 280 896 239 1487 71 1043 1526 1163 733 75 758 614 124 1369 781 921 456 343 885 1458 121 195 985 1069 1314