Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-6 – "White 2", Gerhard Vivroux, Sturmstaffel 1, Luftwaffe, Dortmund, Germany, February 1944
1:48 Scale. Length: 7.25". Wingspan: 8.6"
On October 19, 1943 a special unit of eighteen volunteers was formed and called “Sturmstaffel 1” and Gerhard Vivroux joined the unit that same day. Their task was to stop the heavily armed USAAF bomber units. Sturmstaffel 1 was originally based at Dortmund, Germany until February 29, 1944 when they moved to Salzwedel. The unit was equipped with Fw-190s and Vivroux was assigned "White 2". On March 4, 1944 Vivroux scored his first of eleven victories, a B-17 Flying Fortress. Ten of his victories were bombers and his eleventh and final was a P-51 Mustang. On October 6 1944 Vivroux was hit by fire from a bomber. He managed to land his Fw 190 but died the next day at the age of 21.Realistic panel lines
Removable pilot figure
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
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.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models
This item is not suitable for children under the age of 14 years