1/33 Aces Gerhard Hanf He-162 Paper Model
This kit is part of the Aces of Ecardmodels Series and Ecardmodel Exclusive and a Nobi repaint.
Graduated as a civilian glider pilot before volunteering to become an officer in the Luftwaffe in 1941. Joined III. Gruppe of JG 77 in Romania and Italy, flying the Me 109 G-6. 2nd Lt. in June 1943. His squadron (9.JG 77) became part of I/JG 1 in the summer of 1944. This unit was re-named 2nd Staffel of JG 1 in February 1945 and re-equipped with the Heinkel He 162 jet fighter. Four aerial victories and several ground targets destroyed. Shot down three times by P-38, P-51, and B-24. Decorations include: Pilot badge, Combat (fighter) pilot clasp in Bronze and Silver, Wounded-In-Combat Clasp, Iron Cross I and II.
Model 14 Pages, includes;
Photographic Cover Page,
5 Pages of Cardstock Parts
Degree of Difficulty: 3/5.