Following on from the formidable Tiger I, the Tiger II featured even thicker armor as well as the powerful 88mm gun.? Making its debut on the Normandy battlefield, the King Tiger proved to be a formidable opponent although one which was mechanically fragile and very cumbersome.? The early version in this kit features the Krupp turret, of which just fifty we produced.
Paint Scheme – Panzerkampfwagon Pzkw VI Ausf.B ‘Konigstiger’ King Tiger, 503 Abteilung, Normandy, 1944
Airfix Starter Sets are ideal for beginners. Each Small Starter Set includes glue, a brush, and four acrylic paints – all that is needed to complete a fabulous first kit!