Messerschmitt Me 262A-1a of Rudolf Rademacher, 9. / JG 7.
Revell of Germany kit. Rudolf “Rudi” Rademacher opened his account flying with 3./JG 54 “Green Hearts” on the Eastern Front. He flew as a wingman to Walter Nowotny with 1./JG 54. His best day was 05JUL43 when he was credited with seven victories. He was transferred to 1./Jagdgruppe Nord as an instructor where he continued to score and was wounded while attacking a B-17 in September. He was awarded the Knight’s Cross and after recovering from his injuries he joined 11./JG 7 and learned to fly the Me 262. He scored at least sixteen victories with the Me 262, Toliver places his final tally at 126.