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1/48 Heinkel He 162D "Volksjager" WWII Jet Fighter

Manufactured by: Dragon Models

SKU: DR 5552
Price: AU$45.95

US$31.31;  €28.48
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    Product Description
    This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.

    1/48 He162D "Volksjager" WWII Jet Fighter
    The rare subject of this kit is the He-162D, a variant that had forward-swept wings, and a butterfly tail configuration. The forward-swept wings are newly tooled, while other components are updated, many with photo-etched parts.

    Main Features:
    - Newly tooled wings swept forward at 25 degrees like the real aircraft
    - Fully detailed He162 engines
    - Photo-etched parts for cowling cover hinges enable the cover to be movable
    - Tail of He162D is authentically recreated
    - Photo-etched parts
    - Cartograf decals offer accurate markings

    About this title:
    Hitler's Third Reich produced some truly innovative weapons. One requirement issued in 1944 was for a jet fighter that was simple and cheap, and would be known as the "Volksjaeger" (People's Fighter). The resulting jet-powered He-162A Volksjaeger was capable of achieving 905km/h, but it only had an endurance of half an hour! The He-162, with the jet mounted in a unique position above the fuselage, began seeing combat in April 1945 in the last days of WWII in Europe.

    • Manufactured by: Dragon Models
    • SKU: DR 5552
    • Package Weight: 270g
    • 0 Units in Stock

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