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Fokker Dr.I Model, Luftstreitkräfte, Lt. Josef Jacobs - WOTGW WW12003


Fokker Dr.I Model, Luftstreitkräfte, Lt. Josef Jacobs - WOTGW WW12003 - click to enlarge
Fokker Dr.I Model, Luftstreitkräfte, Lt. Josef Jacobs - WOTGW WW12003 - click to enlarge


Item No. WW12003
$31.95
Availability: Sold Out


Description

Wings of the Great War Display Model

Fokker Dr.I – Lt. Josef Jacobs, Jasta 7, Luftstreitkrafte, 1918, World War I

1:72 Scale.  Length: 3.2”.  Wingspan: 4"



Limited Edition


Josef Jacobs was Germany’s joint 4th ranked flying Ace in World War I with 48 victories (equal with Werner Voss). After achieving his first two victories in the Fokker E.III, Jacobs transferred to Jasta 22, where he achieved three officially confirmed and many more unclaimed victories until August 1917, when he became commander of Jasta 7. He went on to fly the Fokker Dr. I rather successfully with Jasta 7 from early 1918 onwards, with his aircraft finished in a distinctive black paint scheme. His victory total continued to slowly rise and at 24 (achieved on July 19, 1918) he was awarded the coveted Pour le Mérite. Jacobs remained with Jasta 7 until armistice. His final victory total was 48 enemy aircraft and balloons.

The Dr.I Dreidecker (Triplane) was a German fighter aircraft built by Fokker Flugzeugwerke and used by the Luftstreitkräfte (German Air Force) during World War I. First flown in July 1917; the Dr.I saw widespread service by the spring of 1918. It became renowned as the aircraft in which Manfred von Richthofen (aka The Red Barron) gained his last 20 victories.


Wings of the Great War is a series of limited edition 1/72 models of World War I aircraft. These historically accurate hand-cast resin models are crafted using the specifications of the original aircraft. They include an exclusive stand with an articulating mount that allows you to pivot the model in virtually any direction or angle.

This model of a Fokker Dr.I features:

  • Detailed airframe with pilot figure
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Adjustable display stand
  • Model information card



  • Category: Wings of the Great War 1:72 Military Aircraft


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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