DML - Dragon Models 5545 Fw190A-7 with Slipper Tank 1/48

DRA5545
$31.99 Excl. tax
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DRAGON MODELS DML-5545 1-48 Fw190A7 Luftwaffe Fighter with Slipper Fuel Tanks ...More information

Product description

Barcode: 089195855459
 
Box Size: 7.5"x14.2"x2.4"

Bonus 4 Luftwaffe Crew and a chair

1/48 Fw190A-7 "Doppelreiter" w/Slipper Tanks

An excellent addition to Dragon's 1/48 aircraft line, this kit features the Fw190-A7 that was modified for extended flight by adding external fuel tanks on the top of each wing.

Main Features:
- Newly tooled "Slipper" tanks
- photo-etched parts to represent cockpit, seatbelt, antennae and other details
- New decals from Cartograf

About the Fw190A-7 and the "Slipper" tank:
A research team at Graf Zeppelin Flugzeugwerke designed an experimental prototype for extended range flying based on the A-7 version of the famous WWII German Fw190. The A-7 had entered production in late 1943 and featured two 13mm MG131 machine guns and strengthened landing gear. However, the A-7 was soon to be eclipsed by the superior A-8 model, meaning that only eighty were ever manufactured. The prototype A-7 ‘Doppelreiter’, as it was known, boasted 270-liter “slipper” fuel tanks, one mounted on each wing’s upper surface.

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