Albatros D.III Fighter Aircraft "Mops - D.2033/16" Imperial German Army Air Service 1/70 Diecast Model Airplane by Postage Stamp
$27.95

Description

Brand new 1/70 scale diecast airplane model of Albatros D.III Fighter Aircraft "Mops - D.2033/16" Imperial German Army Air Service die cast model by Postage Stamp.Detailed exterior.True-to-scale detail.Comes with a display stand.This model does not have any openings.Manufacturers original unopened packaging.Made of diecast metal with some plastic parts.Dimensions approximately L-4.125 Wingspan-5.125 inches.Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy realistic feel.It is a highly detailed and accurate model perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.HISTORY ASPECTS:Albatros D.III was a biplane fighter aircraft manufactured by Albatros-Flugzeugwerke and used by the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkrafte) during World War I. The D.III was flown by many top German aces including Wilhelm Frankl Erich Lowenhardt Manfred von Richthofen Karl Emil Schafer Ernst Udet and Kurt Wolff? It was the preeminent fighter during the period of German aerial dominance known as "Bloody April" 1917. 1866 planes were built. Following the successful of earlier Albatros models D.I and D.II series the D.III utilized the same semi-monocoque plywood-skinned fuselage but adopted a sesquiplane wing arrangement broadly similar to the French Nieuport 11 Fighter. The upper wingspan was extended while the lower wing was redesigned with reduced chord and a single main spar. "V" shaped interplane struts replaced the previous parallel struts. For this reason British aircrews commonly referred to the D.III as the "V-strutter."St. Julius Buckler (28 March 1894 - 23 May 1960) was a German World War I fighter ace credited with 36 victories during the war. He shot down 29 enemy airplanes and 7 observation balloons; two other victories went unconfirmed.He was one of only four German

logo

Diecast Models Wholesale

You may also like

Top in Diecast Models Wholesale

View all
View all