The Stukaís distinctive bent wing and screaming siren was a symbol of the WW2 era. Most well known for itís roll in the Blitzkreig and the Battle of Britain, the Ju-87 served in various forms and roles through-out the course of the war.
The version modeled here first flew on the Eastern Front operationally in April of 1943. It was designed to carry 2 x 37mm flak cannon modified to be mounted in under-wing pods, and a 1000kg (2000lb) bomb load for anti-armour service against Russian tanks. It continued in the ground attack role well after itís usefulness had run out in other types of operation, and it excelled as a ground attack craft. Over 200 of this variant were built and it served faithfully through till the end of the war.
This model includes conforming external gun pods, prop blur figure and
1 conforming and fully pose able 551lb bomb with functional bomb sling, which allows the bomb to be swung down from the belly of the aircraft during a dive-bombing run.