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34308 Corgi   Focke-Wulf Fw 190A - 1./JG 54 Grunherz, Nowotny & Nose Art £
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  Corgi Aviation Archive 1/72 scale US34308: Focke-Wulf Fw 190A "White 1" of 1./JG 54 Grunherz, Luftwaffe Walter Nowotny, Krasnogvardeisk, USSR, February 1943. With superb looking large scale Nose Art Panel. Intended primarily for US only issue, Limited Edition of 1510 Pieces.

Length 4.75 inches Wingspan 5.75 inches

Walter Nowotny was arguably the most successful FW190 pilot of the war, claiming the vast percentage of his 258 kills with the Focke-Wulf fighter on the Eastern Front in 1942-44.

Please note: This model features an intentionally rough looking paint scheme to simulate the coat of whitewash that was hastily applied over the original camouflage by ground crews at the front lines.

Designed by Kurt Tank, the Fw-190A was first flown on June 1st, 1939. This small, yet ferociously-powered aircraft was fast and maneuverable and packed a fierce armament package earning it the nickname "Butcher Bird". The wide landing gear, excellent visibility and high-altitude paddle-bladed propeller endeared it to pilots familiar with the shortcomings of its predecessor - the Messerschmitt Bf 109. Some of the Luftwaffe's most famous fighter aces flew the Fw 190. Many variants were produced during the war, with the most notable being the inline-engine equipped and longer-nosed 190D, known as the "Dora."
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Corgi aviation archive general information

(note not all this information will apply to the above model)

The Corgi Aviation Archive features a vast selection of diecast model airplanes in 1:144, 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 scales and has become the standard by which all other ranges are judged. Each Corgi model is based on a specific aircraft from an important historical or modern era of flight, and has been authentically detailed from original documents and archival material. Subject aircraft in the Aviation Archive appeal to all aviation enthusiasts and every diecast model airplane includes such features as:

  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Interchangeable landing gear with rotating wheels.
  • Poseable presention stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Many limited editions with numbered certificate of authenticity.
  • Detailed pilots and crew members (1:72/1:32).
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards (1:72/1:32).
  • Selected interchangeable features such as airbrakes, opened canopies and access panels (1:72/1:32).
  • Selected moving parts such as gun turrets, control surfaces and swing-wings (1:72/1:32).
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