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Fw 190 A-8 Model, Luftwaffe, Walther Dahl - Dragon Wings 50269

Fw 190 A-8 Model, Luftwaffe, Walther Dahl - Dragon Wings 50269 - click to enlarge
Fw 190 A-8 Model, Luftwaffe, Walther Dahl - Dragon Wings 50269 - click to enlarge

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Dragon Models “Dragon Wings” Die-cast Model

Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-8 - "Black 13", Major Walther Dahl, JG 3, Luftwaffe, Eastern Front, 1944

1:72 Scale.  Length: 5".  Wingspan: 5.75"

Walther Dahl joined the German Army in 1935 before transferring to the Luftwaffe and becoming a fighter pilot. He claimed his first victory on June 22, 1941 during the German offensive against Russia. In December 1941, after a period with II. Gruppe of JG 3, he was transferred to 4 Staffel JG 3 before the unit deployed to the Mediterranean Theatre. On April 10, 1942, Dahl was made Staffelkapitän, Ergänzungsgruppe, JG 3.

In August 1942 Dahl returned to the Eastern Front and was appointed Geschwaderadjutant JG 3, where he increased his total victories to 51. In May 1944, Dahl was appointed Kommodore of JG z.b.V. and on June 27, 1944 he took command of JG 300. He recorded his 100th victory on February 28, 1945. Dahl ended the war flying the Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter with III./EJG 2 and claimed his 128th and last victory on April 26, 1945 near Dillingen, Germany.

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 Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-8 entered production in February of 1944. The A-8 model introduced the MW-50 supercharger that was to have been used in the A-4 model, but was not available in quantities at that time. It was also equipped with a new wooden propeller easily identified by its wide paddle-shaped blades and a new cockpit canopy design similar to the "bubble" canopies that were being used by the Allied air forces. Over 6,550 A-8 airframes were produced

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 built with diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of a Fw 190 features:

  • Detailed cockpit
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand

  • Category: Dragon Wings 1:72 Military Aircraft Models

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years

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