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Dragon 1/48 He162D Volksjager WWII Jet Fighter Kit

Dragon 1/48 He162D Volksjager WWII Jet Fighter Kit

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DML-5552
$37.55 $46.95

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.
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.
  • Newly tooled wings swept forward at 25° 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 marking

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