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Focke Wulf Fw 190 D-9, flown by Hans-Ulrich Rudel

Luftwaffe Aviation Art - Color profiles by Simon Schatz

 
 
Focke Wulf Fw 190 D-9, flown by Hans-Ulrich Rudel
 
 
Markings

"Black Chevron and Bars" flown by Oberst Hans-Ulrich Rudel, Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann", Großenhain, April 1945. Camouflage: RLM 76/82/83, Exchange of rudders, painted in RLM 76 with RLM 75 spots, Fuselage overpainted


References / profiles

Stukageschwader 2 Immelmann, Holger Nauroth
Verlag K. W. Schütz, page 309

Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Aces of the Russian Front, Aircraft of the aces Vol. 6, John Weal
Osprey Aerospace, page 60
 
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Oberst Hans-Ulrich Rudel

born Jul 2, 1916 at Konradswaldau
died Dec 18, 1982 at Rosenheim
Iron Cross II. Class on Nov 10, 1939
Iron Cross I. Class, Front Flight Clip in Gold on Jul 18, 1941
The Honour Cup for special Performances in the Air War on Oct 20, 1941
German Cross in Gold on Dec 8, 1941
Knight Cross on Jan 6, 1942 as a first lieutenant after far over 400 raids
Oak Leaves (No. 229) on Apr 14, 1943 as a first lieutenant after far over 1.000 raids.
Swords (No. 42) on Nov 25, 1943 as a captain after over 1.600 raids
Brilliants (No. 10) on Mar 29, 1944 as a major after over 1.800 raids and over 200 tank destructions
Golden Oak Leaves (No. 1) on Dec 29, 1944 as a lieutenant colonel after over 2.400 raids and 463 tank destructions
Golden Bravery Medal (highest Hungarian bravery honor, only seven times lent, Rudel as the only foreigners) on Jan 14, 1945
 
 
 
 
 
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Simon Schatz

     
         
  1978 I was born in Vienna and I am working as technical employee in an architect's office. I am building plastic models since I am 12. It started with a F-16 Fighting Falcon in 1/32, which was followed by a few cars and trucks. A Heinkel He111 H-6 in 1/72 brood my interest for the German Luftwaffe. Since 2001 I am creating color profiles also.

Some of them have been already published in relevant magazines and books. The motto for building models and drawing profiles is the same: Learning by Doing. To practise my passion it is required to collect the necessary documentation, an expensive, but interesting hobby, especially when I can obtain rare second hand aviation antiquars.
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