Special Hobby - 1/32 Fiat G.50bis "Luftwaffe and Croatian AF" During 1941 the Fiat G-50-II became outperformed by Allied fighter planes. The Regia Aeronautica also needed fighters capable of attacks against groundtargets. Therefore, Fiat companydesigned a new version, the FiatG.50bis with better performance andcapable of fighter-bomber missions.The majority of produced machinesflew in Italian colours and some ofthem were used by another air forces.When Italy was partially occupied bythe Wehrmacht in 1943, some of thecaptured Italian machines were takenover by training units of the Luftwaffe. Itresulted in a Fiat G.50bis being usedby training Jagdgeschwader 108 inWiener Neustadt, still wearing its original Italian camouflage with new mottles of dark green on the upper surfaces. The plane bore number 352 on its engine cowling and and now you can find it on the decal sheet along with another two machineswhichbelongedtoanotheruserofFiatG.50s,theCroatianAirForce. TheCroatFiatswereusedoverthehome territory against the Partisans. The decal sheet offers twoCroatian machines, the first one adorned with a drawing of the devil on its cowling, the other one is interesting because of its history as its pilot defected to the Partisans. This machine is now being held in a storage of the Aeronautical Museum in Belgrade.The model consists of four sprues of plastic parts, injected canopy, a fret of PE parts and detailed resin parts which include also a superb replica of the Fiat A.74 engine.