Heinkel He 178 "World's First Jet Aircraft"
Unassembled plastic model kit with photo-etch parts.
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In Stock (Ships in 1-3 business days)List price: $29.99You pay: $21.29(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Special HobbyStock Number: SPH 72321Scale: 1/72View all products of type "He-178"
This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
Special Hobby models are limited run kits which consist of plastic, resin and metal parts. For intermediate to advanced modelers only, they will require extra work to build successfully.
The Heinkel He 178 V-1 is one of the pioneering aircraft of the world. It became the very first aircraft in the world to fly powered solely by a jet engine. Hans von Ohain's engine gave this diminutive metal-fuselage and wooden-wings aircraft speed of up to 650 km/h. Its first flight took place at the end of August 1939, on the eve of the Second World War.
The model comes with a fret of PE parts and full-colour instructions.