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|Category||:||Aircraft Scale Modelling|
|Subcategory||:||Aircraft Scale Modelling|
|Scale||:||1 : 144|
|Availability||:||only 1 remaining|
This product was added to our database on Monday 20 february 2012.
Category Aircraft Scale Modelling, Subcategory Aircraft Scale Modelling, Scale 1 : 144, ISBN/Box AA-4072, Publisher/Brand Anigrand, Version resin
In 1939, shortly after WWII broke out in Europe, the Krieqsmarine (German Navy) alarmed there were virtually no aircraft that could support U-boat fleet. Despite the fact that no such long-range bombers had been developed in Germany. Military turned to scour on civil airline fleet. In the meantime Focke-Wulf designed a military version of the Fw.200 Condor that requested by the Japanese Navy. This Fw.200-V10 prototype was held and selected to military development. The Luffwaffe quickly used the Fw.200 with military equipments to support the Kriegsmarine, searching for Allied convoys and warships that could be reported for targeting by U-boats. In 1941, the first Fw.200 was shot down by Hawker Hurricane. Condor crews were instructed to stop attacking shipping and avoid all combat in order to preserve numbers. After late-1943, Its reconnaissance role was replaced by Junkers Ju.290. The Fw.200 came to be used solely for transport. As France was liberated, maritime reconnaissance became impossible. Condor production ended in 1944 with a total of 276 aircraft produced