Ju-88A-1 Model

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Part# 13-10803
MFR Model# FGJ88TE


The Junkers Ju 88 is considered as one of the most flexible and around the aircraft during the Second World War. It was designed by Ernst Zindel. Of the allied forces, the Mosquito and Beaufighter are its counterparts. Like mosquitoes, it was also a fast bomber. It was very effective and useful, even if it was huge and slow. There were 104 prototypes that were made on 60 different versions. A total of 14,676 were built.

The Junkers Ju 88 is an excellent fighter aircraft. It is handy, lightweight and easy to fly. It was used as a nightfighter, a torpedo bomber, reconnaissance aircraft and more.

In December 21 1936, the Ju 88 V1 prototype made its maiden flight. Hermann Goring, the head of the Luftwaffe, was pleased when the aircraft reached 360 mph. Finally, it could carry the promise of high-speed bomber (Schnellbomber). His counterpart, the Dornier Do 17, inspired by his grandfather fuselage. They modeled the aircraft with fewer firearms defense because they believed it could overrun other combat aircraft.



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