Arado Ar 196 A3
      Arado Ar 196 A3
      Arado Ar 196 A3
      Arado Ar 196 A3

      Arado Ar 196 A3 Aircraft Model

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      A 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of a Arado Ar 196 A3.

      Bordflieger Staffel 196, Bismarck, 1941

      A single-engine ship-borne aircraft used by the Kriegsmarine (German Navy) during WWII. Its durable design allowed it to take off and land on rough seas, making it a valuable asset for naval operations.

      Includes a free display stand.

      This model has a nose-to-tail length of 14.5cm (5.7") and a wingspan width of 17.5cm (6.8").

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      Arado Ar 196 Diecast Model

      Experience the precision and historical significance of the Arado Ar 196 with this 1/72 scale diecast model. This single-engine ship-borne aircraft, used by the Kriegsmarine (German Navy) during WWII, showcases remarkable durability and versatility. Designed to take off and land on rough seas, this aircraft was a crucial asset for naval operations, and this detailed model captures its essence perfectly.

      Model Dimensions & Specifications:

      • Scale: 1/72
      • Nose-to-Tail Length: 14.5cm (5.7")
      • Wingspan Width: 17.5cm (6.8")
      • Materials: Diecast Metal & ABS Plastic
      • Display: Includes a free display stand
      • Assembly: This is a ready to display model; no painting or assembly required

      The Arado Ar 196, often referred to as the "Eyes of the Kriegsmarine," played a pivotal role in WWII. Known for its sturdy design, this aircraft was instrumental in reconnaissance and coastal patrol missions, contributing significantly to naval strategy and operations. Its ability to operate from both ships and shore bases made it indispensable for the German Navy.

      The Arado Ar 196 had several variants, each designed for specific roles:

      • Arado Ar 196A-1: The initial production variant equipped with two 7.92 mm MG 17 machine guns and one 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun for defense.
      • Arado Ar 196A-2: Featured reinforced airframe and improved avionics for enhanced operational efficiency.
      • Arado Ar 196A-3: The most widely produced variant with additional modifications for better performance in rough sea conditions.

      This aircraft model encapsulates the Arado Ar 196's historical significance and contribution to military aviation. Notably, the Ar 196 was involved in the sinking of the British submarine HMS Seal and performed numerous reconnaissance missions that provided critical intelligence during the war. The aircraft's rugged design and adaptability set new standards for ship-borne reconnaissance planes.

      Own a piece of aviation history with this meticulously crafted Arado Ar 196 diecast model. Perfect for collectors and history enthusiasts alike, this aircraft model is a must-have addition to your collection. Order now and bring the legacy of the Arado Ar 196 to life!


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      Arado Ar 196 A3
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