RS Models – 92187 – DFS 230 “Unternehmen Rösselsprung”

DFS 230 “Unternehmen Rösselsprung”

3 decal variants

1. DFS 230 C, Luftwaffe “Unternehmen Rösselsprung”, Yug., May 1944
2. DFS 230 C, Luftwaffe, Operation Vassieux-V, France, July 1944
3. DFS 230 C, Luftwaffe, Sonderkommando Dora, North Africa 1942

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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