The Air Jordan 5 was releasen early 90s, February 1990 to be more precise. Initially, four models of the Air Jordan 5 was released to the public, whereas two of them had Jordan's signature number "23" on the side. The J5 was a huge deviation from the earlier models. The Jordan 1, 2, 3 and 4 shared many similarities, but the Air Jordan 5 featured a higher cut than the precious ones. Besides this, Tinker Hatfield took inspiration from the shape of a fighter plane, resulting in aggresive elements and shapes.