Both pilots flew in the battles of France and Britain in 1940, and continued operationally till the end of the war five years later. Both flew most variants of the Me109 and both converted to the Fw190 preferring this fighter to the Me109. Two outstanding Luftwaffe Aces who shot down almost 300 enemy aircraft between them.
One of a very small elite group of Luftwaffe fighter aces to be awarded the highest decoration in the Luftwaffe, Erich Rudorffer flew Me109s, Fw190s and the Me262 achieving 224 aerial victories including 12 flying the Me262. His ‘wingman’ in this highly collectable ensemble is
Heinz Lange, another Luftwaffe Ace who flew operationally throughout WWII completing 628 missions.
Mat size: 17½" x 13½"
Available in the following editions
Artwork by Darryl Legg
Signatures - Major Heinz Lange & Major Erich Rudorffer