GLIDE AND CONQUER: BUILDING ICM'S NEW-TOOL GOTHA 242

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ICM’s decision to produce a new-tool 1/48 Gotha Go 242 assault glider surprised many modellers, including Dean Large when he was asked to construct this fascinating offering...

GLIDE AND CONQUER: ICM’S NEW-TOOL GOTHA 242

Despite having an interest in World War Two aviation and thinking of myself as knowledgeable on the subject, I had to look up the Gotha Go 242 glider when asked if I’d like to build one. This troop-carrying assault glider must have ‘slipped under the radar’, possibly due to its relatively short service and that each individual example was intended to be used just once. In my view, it also has the aerodynamic and aesthetic appeal of a wardrobe...

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