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The MiG-19P was the first variant of the MiG-19 radar-equipped interceptors, which was developed in parallel with the MiG-19S clear-weather fighter in the early 1950s. It was also used for limited close air support and fighter-bomber roles, mounting two cannons and carrying unguided missiles or bombs. It was a single-seat, all-metal monoplane powered by two Mikulin RD-9B turbojets.
The MiG-19Ps were assigned to Soviet Air Force VVS, PVO and naval units and outside the USSR, within the Warsaw Pact, the largest user of the MiG-19P interceptor was Czechoslovakia, receiving a total of 27 aircraft in 1957. The Polish Air Force acquired a total of 24 'P' models in 1957-58.
Colour schemes included in the kit:
1) MiG-19P Farmer B, Red 61, 82 & 39, PVO Guards Unit, VVS USSR (Soviet Air Force), unknown air base, early 1960s
2) MiG-19P Farmer B, Black 0740 (c/n 620740), 0812 (c/n 620812) & 0813 (c/n 620813), 11th Fighter Regiment (11. slp), Czechoslovak Air Force (vojenské letectvo CSLA), Žatec Air Base, summer 1958
3) MiG-19P, Farmer B, Red 724 (c/n 62210724), 726 (c/n 62210726) & 728 (c/n 62210728), 39th Fighter Regiment of the Air Defence Force (39. Pulk Lotnictwa Mysliwskiego OPK), Polish Air Force (Polskie Lotnictwo Wojskove), Mierzecice Air Base, 1959
Three injection-moulded kits are supplied in this box and each kit contains 21 parts, one clear part (the cockpit canopy) and one resin part. A comprehensive decal sheet is included, enabling to complete all three models in particular air force scheme.
Recommended detailing and supplementary sets:
MKA14418 MiG-19 Detailing Set (photo-etched parts + 1x Pitot tube)
MKA14419 MiG-19 Canopy Mask (to be used for injection-moulded canopy)
Recommended reference material - 4+ publication:
4+021 MiG-19P Farmer B & D All-weather Interceptor variants