RS Models – 92172 – DFS 230 “Unternehmen Eiche”

DFS 230 “Unternehmen Eiche”

3 decal variants

1. DFS 230 C, “Unternehmen Eiche”, Grand Sasso, Italy 1943
2. DFS 230 C, IV./LLG 1, Luftwaffe, Ostfront 1943
3. DFS 230 C, Luftwaffe, Budapest, January 1945

The DFS 230 was a German transport glider operated by the Luftwaffe in World War II. It was developed in 1933 by the Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Segelflug (DFS – “German Research Institute for Sailplane Flight”) with Hans Jacobs as the head designer. The glider was the German inspiration for the British Hotspur glider and was intended for paratrooper assault operations.

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