BRONCO Plastic model kit for the construction of a German Tactical Assault Glider DFS 230 B-1 of the Second WW, in 1/35 scale.
Plastic kit from BRONCO, for the asembly of a German Tactical Assault Glider DFS 230 B-1 w/ Fallschirmjäger of WW II, on 1/35 scale. Includes sprues with plastic parts, clear parts, assembly instructions, P.E. parts and decals.
In 1936, the German military put forward the idea of the direct use of the glider to transport combat troops, and then put forward the concept of "assault glider". DeutscheForschungsanstaltfürSegelflug, (DFS) in 1937 successfully developed three prototype, immediately by the military procurement volume (military project code DFS-230), and became a Luftwaffe standard light assault glider, the first type, DFS-230A. Type B-1 aircraft can also be installed in the back of the cockpit of a MG-15 machine gun, for self-defense or ground to suppress the use of shooting.DFS-230 on May 10, 1940 raid Belgian Fort Eben Emael opener successful, also has participated in the battle of Crete, and a number of other airborne operations.After the fall of the German airborne troops, DFS-230 appeared in most of the time as a transport plane.Until the end of the war, the German army still retains some of the aircraft.