EDK82148 1/48 Focke-Wulf Fw190A-6 ProfiPACK
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The Fw190 first went into service in the summer of 1941. It proved to be much better than the RAF's Spitfire Mk V and soon became known as the Butcher Bird. Early versions suffered from overheating problems, which weren't completely rectified until later models. The Jabo versions were fitted as fighter bombers and could carry 250kg or 500kg bombs under the fuselage. The A-6 followed the A-5 and featured a revised wing with four MG151 20mm cannons and was the last variant to have the smaller nose mounted MG's.
Eduard are a Czech based manufacturer famed for the model accessories. They have in the last few years released a successful range of kits. Their Profipacks contain a kit with several marking options, along with a Colour Zoom etch set, Canopy Mask and a full colour instruction booklet.
This is an all new tool kit that isn't based on the previous Fw190A kits by Eduard. This kit is more conventional and doesn't have all the engine, nose MG interior compartments or wing root cannon compartments. This means it will be simpler and more enjoyable to build and better suited for most modellers. It is still a highly detailed model kit, to Eduard's usual high standards and comes with decals for 5 different aircraft.