Heinkel He 162 Volksjager
      Heinkel He 162 Volksjager
      Heinkel He 162 Volksjager
      Heinkel He 162 Volksjager
      Heinkel He 162 Volksjager

      Heinkel He 162 Volksjager Aircraft Model

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      A 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of a Heinkel He 162.

      "Salamander". Farnborough 1945.

      A WWII German jet fighter, notable for its wooden construction and turbojet engine. Designed for easy production and operation, it was part of Germany's emergency fighter program.

      Includes a free display stand.

      This model has a nose-to-tail length of 13.9cm (5.5") and a wingspan width of 9.7cm (3.8").

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      Heinkel He 162 "Salamander" Diecast Model

      Introducing our 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of the Heinkel He 162 "Salamander," as seen in Farnborough 1945. This meticulously crafted plane model captures the essence of the World War II German jet fighter, notable for its wooden construction and turbojet engine. Designed for easy production and operation, the He 162 was part of Germany's emergency fighter program. This aircraft model is perfect for enthusiasts and collectors alike, offering a remarkable tribute to a significant aircraft in military aviation history.

      Model Dimensions & Specifications:

      • Scale: 1/72
      • Nose-to-Tail Length: 13.9cm (5.5 inches)
      • Wingspan Width: 9.7cm (3.8 inches)
      • Materials: Diecast Metal & ABS Plastic
      • Display: Includes a free display stand
      • Assembly: This is a ready to display model; no painting or assembly required

      Nicknamed the "Salamander," this aircraft was a pivotal part of Germany's late-war jet fighter efforts. First introduced in 1944, the Heinkel He 162 was notable for its rapid development and unique construction, utilizing wood due to material shortages. Its single turbojet engine allowed for impressive speed and agility, making it a formidable opponent despite its rushed production.

      Variants of the Heinkel He 162:

      • He 162A-1: The initial production model with 30mm cannons.
      • He 162A-2: The most common variant equipped with 20mm cannons for improved combat effectiveness.
      • He 162S: A two-seat training version developed to train pilots in jet operations.
      • He 162E: An experimental version with a pulse jet engine.
      • He 162A-10/A-11: Proposed versions with enhanced engines for improved performance, but never mass-produced.

      This aircraft model represents the historical significance of the He 162 "Salamander," renowned for its innovative design and role in the Luftwaffe's last-ditch efforts during World War II. The He 162 was instrumental in showcasing the potential of jet-powered flight and influenced post-war aviation development. It set new standards for emergency fighter production and advanced military aviation technology.

      Capture a piece of aviation history with this detailed Heinkel He 162 "Salamander" diecast model. Perfect for collectors and aviation enthusiasts, this model is a testament to the engineering marvels of military aircraft. Order now and add this iconic plane model to your collection!

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      Data sheet

      Model Scale
      1/72
      Material
      Zinc Alloy

      Specific References

      Larry Richards05/11/2019
      Another excellent model

      Bought this with the FW 190. An excellent pair and the quality I am very pleased with!

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