Hobby Boss 1/72 Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet 80238 Plastic Model Kit
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The Me-163 ...Komet.. was the only operational rocket-powered fighter aircraft during WWII. The Me-163 ...A.. project code named ...Project X.. started in 1937 under Dr. Alexander Lippisch. It was made for defense purposes using rocket motors. The first Me-163 flew in 1941. There were fuel consumption and engine efficiency problems, which limited its range. In August 1943, the Me-163 B was developed with further enhancements. Production started in July 1944 and a total of 279 were delivered to the Luftwaffe.
|Model Brief||...... Length: 81.3mm.. Wingspan: 128.3mm.. Height: 40.5m|
|Total Parts||...... 17pcs|
|Total Sprues||...... 3pcs|
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