In 1936, the German military put forward the idea of the direct use of the glider to transport combat troops, and then put forward the concept of "assault glider". DeutscheForschungsanstaltfurSegelflug, (DFS) in 1937 successfully developed three prototype, immediately by the military procurement volume (military project code DFS230), and became a Luftwaffe standard light assault glider, the first type, DFS230A. The glider using high wing monoplane with wing support hybrid structure, rectangular fuselage use steel tube structure, flax Bumonpi, cost low and easy production. The machine can accommodate 8 heavily armed soldiers and 2 drivers. It also can be used by a variety of Luftwaffe aircraft towed off, took off after the left landing gear, landing use under the fuselage centerline skid landing. Type MG15 is equipped with on DFS230B which can be used in the air and is used for self Defence and fire suppression on the ground. As far as possible to shorten the distance between the landing and DFS test in DFS230A1 head installed three by RhienmetallBorsig company produces the reverse jet rocket. As a result, the DFS230C1 short takeoff and landing type. The test shows that the use of rocket jet generated by the reaction force of the aircraft can be completed within 16 meters from the landing and stop. In addition, the smoke generated when the rocket can also provide effective protection for gliders and paratroopers after landing. A group is provided with a decelerating rocket DFS 230C1 type glider in German in 1943 Italian to rescue Mussolini action in Gran Sasoo. DFS then again in a B1 installed on the retro improved, this prototype was named "DFS230V6". DFS then again in a B1 installed on the retro improved, this prototype was named "DFS230V6". Originally planned on the basis of the development of another mass production model DFS230D1, but ultimately failed to complete.
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- Choking hazard: Contains small parts
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