Heinkel He-280 V2 w/ Jumo 004
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and is no longer available.List price: $39.95You pay: $28.79(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: RS ModelsStock Number: RSM 92150Scale: 1/72View all products of type "He-280"
This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
Important: RS Models are limited run kits with basic details and are for intermediate to advanced modelers only. They will require extra work to build successfully including scratch-building and modification of parts.
The Heinkel He 280 was the first turbojet-powered fighter aircraft in the world. It was inspired by Ernst Heinkel's emphasis on research into high-speed flight and built on the company's experience with the He 178 jet prototype. A combination of technical and political factors led to it being passed over in favor of the Messerschmitt Me 262. Only nine were built and none reached operational status.
Includes markings for 5 aircraft.