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Focke Wulf FW 190A-4 – Egon Mayer, III./JG 2, France 1943 1/48

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Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series HA7424: Focke Wulf FW 190A-4 Hauptmann Egon Mayer, Gruppenkommandeur III./JG 2, Luftwaffe Cherbourg-Theville, February 1943. Only 400 produced.

Egon Mayer recorded his first victory on June 13, 1940. Victories 60, 61 and 62 came on February 14, 1943 when he shot down three RAF Typhoons. Mayer rose through the ranks very quickly becoming Leutnant, Oberleutnant, Hauptmann and Gruppenkommandeur of III./ Jagdgeschwader 2 “Richthofen”. Mayer was shot down and killed on March 2, 1944 but during his short career he flew 353 combat missions and achieved 102 aerial victories and was the first German pilot to score 100 victories solely over the Western Front.

Egon Mayer recorded his first victory on June 13, 1940. Victories 60, 61 and 62 came on
February 14, 1943 when he shot down three RAF Typhoons. Mayer rose through the ranks very quickly becoming Leutnant, Oberleutnant, Hauptmann and Gruppenkommandeur of III./ Jagdgeschwader 2 “Richthofen”. Mayer was shot down and killed on March 2, 1944 but during his short career he flew 353 combat missions and achieved 102 aerial victories and was the first German pilot to score 100 victories solely over the Western Front.

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Weight 1.2 kg