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# ip090 Ilyushin IL-2 `Shturmovik`

11.5 inches wing span resin/metal hand made model of IL-2 ground attack aircraft. This Ilyushin plane was one of the better known World War II planes and it had no peers in its class then.During war 36 000 aircraft build.That was one of the few planes wich, in 1941, did considerable damage to the advancing enemy in a situation where the Luftwaffe enjoyed air supremacy. Aircraft played a big role helping Soviet ground troops to break through the enemy`s strong deffence lines and gave to infantry effective air support. mention should also be made of the fact at the Stalingrad battle the IL-2 planes were occasionally used as interceptor fighters and downed quite a few Ju-87 bombers and Ju-52 transports. Price of model-*Availability and price check by e-mail or call.*. Please check availability prior ordering.
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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 30 November, 1999.