1/33 Aces Herbert Ihlefeld He-162 Paper Model
This kit is part of the Aces of Ecardmodels Series and Ecardmodel Exclusive.
Herbert Ihlefeld (1 June 1914 in Pinnow, Pommern – 8 August 1995 in Wenningsen, Lower Saxony) was a German World War II fighter ace who served in the Luftwaffe from 1936 until the very end of World War II in May 1945. He claimed 132 enemy aircraft shot down; 9 in the Spanish Civil War, 67 on the Eastern Front, and 56 on the Western Front, including 15 four-engined bombers and 26 Spitfires. He survived being shot down 8 times during his 1000 combat missions.In May 1944, he became Kommodore of Jagdgeschwader 11 (JG 11), briefly before switching to Kommodore of Jagdgeschwader 1 (JG 1), overseeing the period where elements of the Geschwader were equipped late in the war with the He 162 Volksjager. Ihlefeld ended World War II with 132 confirmed aerial victories, howeve he didn’t scored any victories with jet fighters.
Model 14 Pages, includes;
Photographic Cover Page,
5 Pages of Cardstock Parts
Degree of Difficulty: 3/5.