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Item Number: 29869
Price: $99.99  CAD each  
Availability: November/December
Manufacturer: Corgi
Description: The world's first true dedicated fighter aircraft, the Eindecker introduced an effective interrupter gear system, which allowed the pilot to fire through the arc of the propeller and in his line of sight, making targeting of an enemy aircraft much easier. For a man who stands as arguably the most famous fighter ace of all time, Manfred von Richthofen would begin WW1 as a cavalry reconnaissance officer, however, the advent of trench warfare soon had him searching for a more appropriate challenge. Attracted by the thrill of flying, he applied to join the Imperial German Army Air Service, initially as an aerial observer, but only because the training was shorter than that of a pilot, so he could get into the action more quickly.
Additional Info: AA28702.
Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
Poseable presention stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
Detailed, hand-painted pilot figure.
Scale: 1/48
 

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