Tamiya Focke-Wulf Fw 190D-9 of Leutnant Kurt Tanzer in 1/72 Scale

White 1 was flown by the Staffelkapitän of 13./JG 51, Leutnant Kurt Tanzer while based at Schmoldow, Germany, May 1945.  No photographs are known of Tanzer’s Dora.  This model is based upon the factory camouflage of the production batch of Tanzer’s WkNr. 213084 as described in the JaPo Dora books and his markings.  Tanzer was credited with 143 victories, 126 against the Russians and 17 in the West.  He survived the war but in 1960 he was killed in a training accident in Spain while flying a Lockheed T-33. 

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