From November 1941, beginning in the Libyan desert, it had to face a new formidable opponent: the new Regia Aeronautica Macchi C.202
Folgore. The Italian aircraft proved superior to the Hawker fighter(112] and, thanks to its excellent agility and a new, more powerful inline engine licence-built by Alfa Romeo, could outperform it in a dogfight. Flown by RAF, SAAF and Turkish sqn and despite being outclassed by the newer 109’s if provides a much needed stop gap.
We have tried to faithfully represent the scheme used for this period.
This set includes only the camouflage pattern. Serial numbers, code letters and other markings are not included. See our website for more.
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