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Military Collection no.12
1/48 German Luftwaffe Crew (Winter) w/Kettenkraftrad
Item No: 32412

Kettenkraftrad Length: 64mm. Image shows assembled and painted kit.

About Luftwaffe Winter Uniform
German troops were exposed to serious winter conditions as their 1941 invasion of the Soviet Union dragged on, and naturally Luftwaffe pilots and crew had winter gear to combat the cold. Many pilots wore a leather jacket with fur collar; sentries, who would spend long stretches in the elements, were issued with heavy overcoats and thick leather and felt boots.

About the Kettenkraftrad
The trusty Kettenkraftrad half-track was a ubiquitous sight around German WWII troops, combining two tracks with the front wheel and steering mechanism of a motorcycle for superb off-road ability. Power was provided by a 36hp 1,478cc 4-cylinder engine that could propel the half-track at speeds of up to 70km/h, and allowed towing of loads up to 4.5 tons. The Luftwaffe used it to haul aircraft and shells, among other jobs.

About the Model
★This is a 1/48 scale plastic model assembly kit perfect for use in WWII dioramas. ★Contains parts for five Luftwaffe crew in realistic pose: two pilots in leather jackets, two mechanics and a sentry. ★Includes accessories such as stepladder, sentry post, fuel drums and more. ★With parts to recreate the Kettenkraftrad multi-purpose half-track vehicle. ★Great for dioramas with 1/48 scale aircraft subjects like the Focke-Wulf Fw190 and the Messerschmitt Bf109 G-6.
*Figures and accessories are a product of ICM, Ukraine.


Tamiya Color paints for painting the 1/48 German Luftwaffe Crew (Winter) w/Kettenkraftrad

Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint
LP-3 Flat black LP-11 Silver
LP-4 Flat white LP-27 German gray

Tamiya Color Tamiya Color Tamiya Color
X-7 Red XF-8 Flat blue XF-57 Buff
X-10 Gun metal XF-15 Flat flesh XF-58 Olive green
X-11 Chrome silver XF-22 RLM grey XF-60 Dark yellow
XF-1 Flat black XF-50 Field blue XF-63 German grey
XF-2 Flat white XF-55 Deck tan XF-64 Red brown
XF-6 Copper XF-56 Metallic grey XF-65 Field grey

★Make the details stand out!
Item 87131 Panel Line Accent Color (Black)
Item 87132 Panel Line Accent Color (Brown)
Item 87133 Panel Line Accent Color (Gray)
Item 87140 Panel Line Accent Color (Dark Brown)

★Adding realistic weathering effects to your model
Tamiya Weathering Master & Stick

Information is correct as of August 22, 2018. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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