KITS 05/2021

Fw 190F-8


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Cat. No. 82139

Eduard plastic parts

Photo-etched set

Paiting mask

7 marking options

Stab I./SG 2, Csar or Raab, Hungary, winter 1944/1945

Original camouflage in the colors RLM 74 and 75 was overpainted with washable white winter paint on the aircraft. Focke-Wulf 190s of the

Stab I. Gruppe SG 2 had blue numbers in the fuselage markings during this period. The I./SG 2 was deployed in Hungary until March 1945.

Hptm. Herbert Bauer, the Austrian native from Innsbruck held the command of the unit from November 1944 until the end of the war. From

the beginning of 1941 he flew Stukas with I./St.G. 2 "Immelmann" (later I./SG 2). From June 1943 to May 1944, he was commander of the

3rd Staffel. Prior to rearming of the unit with Fw 190F during May 1944, he was given the task of commanding operational training unit II./

SG 103 in France. During the war, he conducted 1071 combat flights, 70 of them with Fw 190. He destroyed 51 tanks, two armored trains

and achieved a direct hit of the battleship Oktyabrskaya Revolutsiya. He was awarded 11 aerial victories as well (one with Ju 87), while another 12 were not confirmed. Bauer was awarded the Knight's Cross with an Oak leaves.

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INFO Eduard - May 2021