Garry Tobiss puts Zoukei-Mura’s superb new-tool 1/32 Henschel Hs 129 centre stage -and raises the curtain on a production fit for a Bard.

Zoukei-Mura 1/32 Hs 129B-2

Even prior to World War Two, German Luftwaffe planners were keen to add a heavily armed and protected ground-attack aircraft to their arsenal, intending to combat the threat of opposing armoured vehicles.

Proposals were submitted from four companies: Hamburger, Focke-Wulf, Gotha and Henschel, and the latter’s all-new design was selected despite the prototype crashing because of poor handling capabilities. 

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