Arado Ar 196 A3 War Plane Bordflieger Staffel 196 Bismarck (1941) "Oxford Aviation" Series 1/72 Diecast Model Airplane by Oxford Diecast

Arado Ar 196 A3 War Plane Bordflieger Staffel 196 Bismarck (1941) "Oxford Aviation" Series 1/72 Diecast Model Airplane by Oxford Diecast

Oxford Diecast

  • $42.98


  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of an Arado Ar 196 A3 War Plane Bordflieger Staffel 196 Bismarck (1941) "Oxford Aviation" Series diecast model by Oxford Diecast.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Comes with a display stand.
  • This model does not have any opening parts.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Made of diecast metal with some plastic parts.
  • Dimensions approximately L-6.25, W-6.75, H-2.5 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.
  • HISTORICAL ASPECTS:
  • The Arado Ar 196 A3 was a German single-engine, ship-borne reconnaissance and patrol aircraft used during World War II. The aircraft was produced by Arado Flugzeugwerke and first flew in 1936.The aircraft was operated by Bordflieger Staffel 196, which was a naval aviation unit of the Kriegsmarine, the German Navy. The aircraft was named after the German battleship Bismarck, which was also in service during World War II.
  • The Ar 196 A3 was used for reconnaissance and patrol missions, as well as anti-submarine warfare. It was deployed on several German warships, including the Bismarck and the Tirpitz. The aircraft was also used in the Mediterranean Sea, the North Sea, and the Baltic Sea.
  • During its service, the Ar 196 A3 saw action in several major conflicts of World War II, including the Battle of the Atlantic, the Battle of Norway, and the Battle of the Mediterranean. The aircraft was eventually phased out of service in the late stages of the war and was replaced by newer aircraft.
  • The 1:72 Scale Model Aircraft by Oxford Diecast is not only a historically accurate representation of the Arado Ar 196 A3 Bordflieger Staffel 196 Bismarck as it appeared during its service in 1941, but also a highly sought-after collectible item for aviation enthusiasts and model enthusiasts. The intricate detailing and craftsmanship of the model make it a true work of art that will look great on display in any collection. The model's association with the famous Bismarck battleship adds to its historical significance, making it a unique and interesting addition to any collection. Get your hands on this piece of history today and add it to your collection before it's too late!