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Heinkel He 162A-2 Volksjäger, 1:72 Scale Model By Oxford Diecast

$22.95
SKU: AC019
  • Realistic Collectible Model
  • Diecast & Plastic parts
  • Stand included.
  • Retracted landing gear, no pilot figure
  • Measures Approximately: 4.8” L x 3.8” Wingspan
  • Display model, recommended for adult hobbyists and collectors.

       

      The Heinkel He 162 Volksjäger (German, "People's Fighter"), the name of a project of the Emergency Fighter Program design competition, was a German single-engine, jet-powered fighter aircraft fielded by the Luftwaffe in World War II. It was designed and built quickly and made primarily of wood as metals were in very short supply and prioritised for other aircraft. Volksjäger was the Reich Air Ministry's official name for the government design program competition won by the He 162 design. Other names given to the plane include Salamander, which was the codename of its construction program, and Spatz ("Sparrow"), which was the name given to the plane by Heinkel.

      This model is a replica of a Heinkel He 162A-2 Volksjager assigned to 2/JG 1 Einsatz Gruppe 1, Leck Germany 1945.

      This He 162 Volksjäger is an excellent addition to your model aircraft collection.