Dragon Models "Dragon Wings" Diecast Model
Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-5 - “Black 13”, Major Josef "Pips" Priller, JG 26, Luftwaffe, Lille-Vendeville, France, 1943
1:72 Scale. Length: 5”. Wingspan: 5.75"
Josef Priller joined the Luftwaffe in 1935 and on October 1, 1939, was appointed Staffelkapitän of 6/JG51. He gained his first victories on May 28, 1940 over Dunkirk in aerial combat with RAF fighters. On October 17th, Oberleutnant Priller claimed his 20th victory and claimed at least 14 victories during the Battle of Britain.Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
On November 20, 1940, Priller was transferred as staffelkapitän to 1/JG 26 and claimed several victories between June 16 and July 11 1941 shooting down 19 RAF aircraft including 17 Spitfire aircraft, bringing his total to 39. Priller became Gruppenkommandeur of III./JG 26 on December 6, 1941. He recorded his 60th victory on March 27, 1942 and his 70th victory on May 5th.
The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 was a German single-seat fighter aircraft used by the Luftwaffe during World War II. The prototype was first flown on June 1, 1939 and production deliveries began in late 1941. The Fw 190 proved to be suitable for a wide variety of roles, including; air superiority fighter, strike fighter and ground attack. From 1941 to 1945, over 20,000 Fw 190s were built.
The Dragon Models "Dragon Wings" Warbirds Series features high quality, ready-made, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft. They are are built with diecast metal and some plastic components.
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Category: Dragon Wings 1:72 Military Aircraft Models