{"id":4032332300366,"title":"1\/35 FlaK 43 Flakpanzer IV \"Ostwind\" w\/Zimmerit","handle":"1-35-flak-43-flakpanzer-iv-ostwind-w-zimmerit","description":"\u003cp\u003eDragon 6746 1\/35 FlaK 43 Flakpanzer IV \"Ostwind\" w\/Zimmerit\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFeatures:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSlide-molded one-piece gun barrel w\/hollow muzzle\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDetailed photo-etched catcher for spent shells\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun sight cover can be assembled open\/closed\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e2-directional slide-molded turret authentically produced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eExtra-thin top edge on turret armor\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTurret ring accurately produced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGun machine platform realistically produced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNewly designed fenders w\/delicate on both top and bottom surface\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\u003eOne-piece DS tracks produced\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eInjection-molded om-vehicle tools w\/clasps\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFinal-drive housing w\/separate armored cover\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSprocket wheels w\/breathtaking detail and multiple delicate parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIdler wheels w\/correctly detailed parts\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRoad wheels and suspension exhibit extreme detail\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWith Allied aircraft increasingly dominating the skies over Europe as WWII progressed, there was a need for more effective self-propelled antiaircraft guns. 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One solution was the Flakpanzer IV\/3.7cm Flak, a vehicle nicknamed Ostwind, or “East Wind” by the Germans. In August 1944 an order was placed for 100 Ostwind vehicles, with this vehicle featuring a more capable 3.7cm FlaK43 cannon mounted inside a hexagonal turret. The turret was open-topped to allow fumes to dissipate. The turret rotated 360, and the quick-firing gun could be used with equal devastation against both air and ground targets. A crew of six operated the 25-tonne Ostwind, and a total of 43 such weapons were produced mostly on rebuilt Panzer IV tank chassis.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e Dragon has produced a fantastic 1\/35 scale plastic kit of the Flakpanzer IV Ostwind. Owing to the turret being open-topped, all the relevant details on the gun and inside the turret are well represented. The cannon is particularly well defined and the barrel can be posed in any one of several different angles depending on whether the modeler has an aerial or ground target in view. The hull also carries a readymade Zimmerit coating that is masterfully represented. Inside the box, modelers will find many slide-molded plastic components. This latest kit from Dragon allows modelers to create the Flakpanzer IV Ostwind that was used by Flugabwehrzug (antiaircraft platoons) to protect units from marauding aircraft late in the war.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e"}

1/35 FlaK 43 Flakpanzer IV "Ostwind" w/Zimmerit

Product Description

Dragon 6746 1/35 FlaK 43 Flakpanzer IV "Ostwind" w/Zimmerit

Features:

  • Slide-molded one-piece gun barrel w/hollow muzzle
  • Detailed photo-etched catcher for spent shells
  • Gun sight cover can be assembled open/closed
  • 2-directional slide-molded turret authentically produced
  • Extra-thin top edge on turret armor
  • Turret ring accurately produced
  • Gun machine platform realistically produced
  • Newly designed fenders w/delicate on both top and bottom surface
  • One-piece lower hull made from slide molds
  • Hull bottom has full and correct details
  • One-piece DS tracks produced
  • Injection-molded om-vehicle tools w/clasps
  • Final-drive housing w/separate armored cover
  • Sprocket wheels w/breathtaking detail and multiple delicate parts
  • Idler wheels w/correctly detailed parts
  • Road wheels and suspension exhibit extreme detail

With Allied aircraft increasingly dominating the skies over Europe as WWII progressed, there was a need for more effective self-propelled antiaircraft guns. One solution was the Flakpanzer IV/3.7cm Flak, a vehicle nicknamed Ostwind, or “East Wind” by the Germans. In August 1944 an order was placed for 100 Ostwind vehicles, with this vehicle featuring a more capable 3.7cm FlaK43 cannon mounted inside a hexagonal turret. The turret was open-topped to allow fumes to dissipate. The turret rotated 360, and the quick-firing gun could be used with equal devastation against both air and ground targets. A crew of six operated the 25-tonne Ostwind, and a total of 43 such weapons were produced mostly on rebuilt Panzer IV tank chassis.

 Dragon has produced a fantastic 1/35 scale plastic kit of the Flakpanzer IV Ostwind. Owing to the turret being open-topped, all the relevant details on the gun and inside the turret are well represented. The cannon is particularly well defined and the barrel can be posed in any one of several different angles depending on whether the modeler has an aerial or ground target in view. The hull also carries a readymade Zimmerit coating that is masterfully represented. Inside the box, modelers will find many slide-molded plastic components. This latest kit from Dragon allows modelers to create the Flakpanzer IV Ostwind that was used by Flugabwehrzug (antiaircraft platoons) to protect units from marauding aircraft late in the war.

 

 

 

Sku: DR06746
Vendor: Dragon
HK$368.00
Maximum quantity available reached.

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