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Adolph Galland’s Me.262

Adolph Gallandâs Me.262

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CODE: LW036

Availability: RETIRED & SOLD OUT

In March 1945 General Der Jagdflieger Adolph Galland was tasked to form a brand-new fighter unit, JV44 that would fly the Me262. Originally conceived as a pure fighter" the design and concept had been altered by Hitler himself to become a "fighter/bomber"… Ace pilots like Galland (104 "kills") were aghast but had no choice in the matter… They were expected to be able to take on the British, American and Russians as "fighters" one day and "fighter bombers" the next. Our model shows Galland in "White Three" with two 500kg.bombs slung under the forward fuselage. This is the biggest and heaviest "Warbird" yet! "