{"id":4073315041358,"title":"1\/35 Flakpanzer IV Ausf.G \"Wirbelwind\" Early Production","handle":"1-35-4950344325863flakpanzer-iv-ausf-g-wirbelwind-early-production","description":"\u003ch3\u003eDragon 6342 - 1\/35 Sd.Kfz.161\/4 2cm Flakpanzer IV Ausf.G \"Wirbelwind\" Early Production\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFeatures:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFour frontal-armor options available for new assembly\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun-sight cover can be assembled open\/closed\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCannon can be freely posed at different angles\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e2-directional slide-molded turret for Wirbelwind w\/realistic weld seams\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eScale-thickness figting-compartment armo has extra-thin top edge\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSide fenders w\/pattern detail on both top and bottom surfaces\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eInjection-molded fenders made to thinnest possible dimensions\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSeparate front and rear fenders can be posed in a folded-back position\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eInjection-molded reflector and convoy light w\/optional photo-etched parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e2cm Flakvierling 38 w\/accurate detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun cradle offers great detail definition\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun sight and hand wheels w\/well-defined detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSpent-shell cage made from photo-etched parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSlide-molded one-piece gun barrel w\/hollow muzzle\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGunner's seat can be modeled at different angles\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eHull sides w\/authentic detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFront spare-track bracket for Ausf.G w\/optional round or flat handle\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAmmo magazines inside turret w\/great detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAccurately designed transmission and steering-brake access hatches can be modeled open\/closed\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAccurately modeled hull-top armor plating\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTurret ring accurately produced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun mounting platform realistically produced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAir intake covers have options of injection or photo-etched parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOne-piece lower hull made from slide molds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eHull bottom has full and correct details\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNotek headlight w\/exquisite detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eComplete MG w\/workable ball mount\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFinal-drive housing w\/details on both sides\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSeparate armored cover for final-drive housing\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSprocket wheels w\/breathtaking detail and multiple delicate parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRoad wheels and suspension exhibit extreme details\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIdler wheels w\/correctly detailed parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRealistic molded lines on rubber tires\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMuffler made from separate parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eInjection-molded on-vehicle tools w\/clasps\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIdler adjuster mountings have accurate details\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eExtendable jack w\/separate parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eExtremely well-detailed towing-eye brackets w\/separate parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTowing-cable heads have hollow ends\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMetal towing cable\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e40cm Magic Tracks are detailed on both sides\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAs Allied aircraft increasingly dominated the skies over Europe as WWII progressed, there was a need for more effective self-propelled antiaircraft guns. 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1\/35 Sd.Kfz.161\/4 2cm Flakpanzer IV Ausf.G \"Wirbelwind\" Early Production\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFeatures:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFour frontal-armor options available for new assembly\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun-sight cover can be assembled open\/closed\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCannon can be freely posed at different angles\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e2-directional slide-molded turret for Wirbelwind w\/realistic weld seams\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eScale-thickness figting-compartment armo has extra-thin top edge\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSide fenders w\/pattern detail on both top and bottom surfaces\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eInjection-molded fenders made to thinnest possible dimensions\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSeparate front and rear fenders can be posed in a folded-back position\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eInjection-molded reflector and convoy light w\/optional photo-etched parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e2cm Flakvierling 38 w\/accurate detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun cradle offers great detail definition\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun sight and hand wheels w\/well-defined detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSpent-shell cage made from photo-etched parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSlide-molded one-piece gun barrel w\/hollow muzzle\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGunner's seat can be modeled at different angles\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eHull sides w\/authentic detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFront spare-track bracket for Ausf.G w\/optional round or flat handle\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAmmo magazines inside turret w\/great detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAccurately designed transmission and steering-brake access hatches can be modeled open\/closed\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAccurately modeled hull-top armor plating\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTurret ring accurately produced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun mounting platform realistically produced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAir intake covers have options of injection or photo-etched parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOne-piece lower hull made from slide molds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eHull bottom has full and correct details\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNotek headlight w\/exquisite detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eComplete MG w\/workable ball mount\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFinal-drive housing w\/details on both sides\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSeparate armored cover for final-drive housing\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSprocket wheels w\/breathtaking detail and multiple delicate parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRoad wheels and suspension exhibit extreme details\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIdler wheels w\/correctly detailed parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRealistic molded lines on rubber tires\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMuffler made from separate parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eInjection-molded on-vehicle tools w\/clasps\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIdler adjuster mountings have accurate details\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eExtendable jack w\/separate parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eExtremely well-detailed towing-eye brackets w\/separate parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTowing-cable heads have hollow ends\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMetal towing cable\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e40cm Magic Tracks are detailed on both sides\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAs Allied aircraft increasingly dominated the skies over Europe as WWII progressed, there was a need for more effective self-propelled antiaircraft guns. One such solution was the Flakpanzer IV, a vehicle nicknamed Wirbelwing, or “Whirlwind” by the Germans. Development commenced in 1944 as a brainchild of Karl Wilhelm Krause, an officer of the “Hitler Jugend” Division, and the vehicle featured a quadruple 2cm Flakvierling 38 weapon system mounted inside a nine-sided turret. The turret was open-topped to allow fumes generated from the four cannons to dissipate. As can be imagined, the Wirbelwind was a quick-firing weapon, and it could also be employed against ground targets. A crew of five operated it. Approximately 100 of these 22-tonne weapons were produced on rebuilt or repaired Panzer IV tank chassis.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDragon has produced a fantastic 1\/35 scale plastic kit of the Flakpanzer IV Wirbelwind. The kit depicts an Early Production version of the antiaircraft platform based on a Panzer IV Ausf.G chassis. All associated detail of the open-topped turret, hull and running gear is accurately represented in true-to-scale miniature. The kit utilizes Dragon’s highly acclaimed kit of the 2cm Flakvierling 38 weapon system, a finely detailed replica of the original four-barreled gun. Inside the box, modelers will find many slide-molded plastic components, as well as the convenience of Magic Tracks, plus some photo-etched parts such as the cage for spent shell cases. This latest kit from Dragon allows modelers to easily create any specific vehicle from the Flakpanzer IV Wirbelwind family.\u003c\/p\u003e"}

1/35 Flakpanzer IV Ausf.G "Wirbelwind" Early Production

Product Description

Dragon 6342 - 1/35 Sd.Kfz.161/4 2cm Flakpanzer IV Ausf.G "Wirbelwind" Early Production

Features:

  • Four frontal-armor options available for new assembly
  • Gun-sight cover can be assembled open/closed
  • Cannon can be freely posed at different angles
  • 2-directional slide-molded turret for Wirbelwind w/realistic weld seams
  • Scale-thickness figting-compartment armo has extra-thin top edge
  • Side fenders w/pattern detail on both top and bottom surfaces
  • Injection-molded fenders made to thinnest possible dimensions
  • Separate front and rear fenders can be posed in a folded-back position
  • Injection-molded reflector and convoy light w/optional photo-etched parts
  • 2cm Flakvierling 38 w/accurate detail
  • Gun cradle offers great detail definition
  • Gun sight and hand wheels w/well-defined detail
  • Spent-shell cage made from photo-etched parts
  • Slide-molded one-piece gun barrel w/hollow muzzle
  • Gunner's seat can be modeled at different angles
  • Hull sides w/authentic detail
  • Front spare-track bracket for Ausf.G w/optional round or flat handle
  • Ammo magazines inside turret w/great detail
  • Accurately designed transmission and steering-brake access hatches can be modeled open/closed
  • Accurately modeled hull-top armor plating
  • Turret ring accurately produced
  • Gun mounting platform realistically produced
  • Air intake covers have options of injection or photo-etched parts
  • One-piece lower hull made from slide molds
  • Hull bottom has full and correct details
  • Notek headlight w/exquisite detail
  • Complete MG w/workable ball mount
  • Final-drive housing w/details on both sides
  • Separate armored cover for final-drive housing
  • Sprocket wheels w/breathtaking detail and multiple delicate parts
  • Road wheels and suspension exhibit extreme details
  • Idler wheels w/correctly detailed parts
  • Realistic molded lines on rubber tires
  • Muffler made from separate parts
  • Injection-molded on-vehicle tools w/clasps
  • Idler adjuster mountings have accurate details
  • Extendable jack w/separate parts
  • Extremely well-detailed towing-eye brackets w/separate parts
  • Towing-cable heads have hollow ends
  • Metal towing cable
  • 40cm Magic Tracks are detailed on both sides

As Allied aircraft increasingly dominated the skies over Europe as WWII progressed, there was a need for more effective self-propelled antiaircraft guns. One such solution was the Flakpanzer IV, a vehicle nicknamed Wirbelwing, or “Whirlwind” by the Germans. Development commenced in 1944 as a brainchild of Karl Wilhelm Krause, an officer of the “Hitler Jugend” Division, and the vehicle featured a quadruple 2cm Flakvierling 38 weapon system mounted inside a nine-sided turret. The turret was open-topped to allow fumes generated from the four cannons to dissipate. As can be imagined, the Wirbelwind was a quick-firing weapon, and it could also be employed against ground targets. A crew of five operated it. Approximately 100 of these 22-tonne weapons were produced on rebuilt or repaired Panzer IV tank chassis.

Dragon has produced a fantastic 1/35 scale plastic kit of the Flakpanzer IV Wirbelwind. The kit depicts an Early Production version of the antiaircraft platform based on a Panzer IV Ausf.G chassis. All associated detail of the open-topped turret, hull and running gear is accurately represented in true-to-scale miniature. The kit utilizes Dragon’s highly acclaimed kit of the 2cm Flakvierling 38 weapon system, a finely detailed replica of the original four-barreled gun. Inside the box, modelers will find many slide-molded plastic components, as well as the convenience of Magic Tracks, plus some photo-etched parts such as the cage for spent shell cases. This latest kit from Dragon allows modelers to easily create any specific vehicle from the Flakpanzer IV Wirbelwind family.

Sku: DR06342
Vendor: Dragon
HK$338.00
Maximum quantity available reached.

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