Me 262 A-1a/U5
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and is no longer available.List price: $32.99You pay: $21.79(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: HobbyBoss ModelsStock Number: HBB 80373Scale: 1/48View all products of type "Me-262"
This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
The Messerschmitt Me262 was the first jet fighter in the world. Project work had begun at Messerschmitt as early as April 1939 on a new high-speed fighter plane the propulsion of which was to consist of the "turbine jet" system. And on 18thJuly 1942 the Me262 took off on his first flight. The Me262 was power by two Jumo 004B type engines, And this engines give the Me262 a maximum speed of 870km/h at an altitude of 6000m. its service ceiling was 11400m and its range was 1050km .
The Me262 A-1a/U5 was to carry an armament of six MK108 canon. Only one prototype (W.Nr.112355) was fitted with this installation under the designation.
Kit has engraved panel lines and rivets, well detailed cockpit and central wheel bay, new tool nose bay interior parts with Mk.108 cannons (x6), separate bay doors, nacelles with full intake and exhaust details, separately molded rudder, interior stringer detail, aft radio equipment with separate access panel, Ruhrstahl X-4 missiles (x4), choice of 2 nose wheels, multi-part canopy and white metal nose gear well.
Decals and color painting guide for the single Luftwaffe prototype: WNr 112355, 'V355' - includes instrument markings and stencil data.