Fw190A-7 w/ Slipper Tank
Unassembled plastic model kit with photo-etch parts.
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Select a thumbnail to see the picture full-size. In Stock (Ships in 1-3 business days)List price: $48.50You pay: $32.99(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Dragon ModelsStock Number: DML 5545Scale: 1/48View all products of type "Fw-190"
This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
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.
- 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.