Messerschmitt Me 163B Komet Rocket Plane VF 241 Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown "Oxford Aviation" Series 1/72 Diecast Model Aircraft by Oxford Diecast
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- Brand new 1/72 scale diecast airplane model of Messerschmitt Me 163B Komet Rocket Plane VF 241 Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown "Oxford Aviation" Series die cast model by Oxford Diecast.
- Detailed exterior.
- True-to-scale detail.
- Comes with a display stand.
- This model does not have any openings.
- Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
- Made of diecast metal with some plastic parts.
- Dimensions approximately L-3.25 W-5, H-1.5 inches.
- Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
- It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
- Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.
- HISTORY ASPECTS:
- The Messerschmitt Me 163B Komet was a German rocket-powered fighter aircraft that was used during World War II. It was designed by the Messerschmitt company, and was the first rocket-powered aircraft to be deployed in combat. The Komet was a highly advanced aircraft for its time, and was capable of reaching speeds of over 600 mph.
- The aircraft piloted by Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown of VF 241, was one of the most famous and successful examples of the Me 163B. It was used extensively during the war, primarily for intercepting Allied bombers, and was known for its high speed and maneuverability.
- Despite its capabilities, the Me 163B had a number of drawbacks, including its limited range and the fact that it was difficult to fly and land safely. As a result, it was not produced in large numbers and was phased out of service by the end of the war.
- In conclusion, The Messerschmitt Me 163B Komet was a pioneering aircraft that played a significant role in World War II. The Oxford Diecast 1:72 Scale Model Aircraft of Me 163B Komet VF 241 - Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown is a fantastic representation of that history and a great way to own a piece of that legacy. Add it to your collection today!
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