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


SKU HB80238
Barcode # 6939319202383
Brand HobbyBoss

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