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Me 163 Rocket Interceptor -Volume 2 (Me 163) by Stephen Ranson

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Published by Classic Publication .
Written in English


  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • Military vehicles,
  • Military Aircraft,
  • Transportation,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Aviation - History,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / World War II

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8767308M
ISBN 10190322313X
ISBN 109781903223130

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This book is the latest in a new reference series for aircraft modellers called “Spotlight On” and presents detailed illustrations of the famous Messerschmitt Me , a German World War II rocket-powered interceptor fighter aircraft. Designed by Alexander Lippisch, it is the only rocket-powered fighter aircraft ever to have been operational.   Top Secret Bird by Wolfgang Spate is an interesting first-hand account of the Luftwaffe's program to build the Me aircraft was one of the early jet fighters designed by the Germans to help turn back the Allied control of the air over /5. rows  Me books: Writer Title Publisher Year ISBN Remarks Marek Rys & Krzysztof . The Messerschmitt (Me ) was developed and tested by the Germans in absolute secrecy. As the Second World War drew to a close and Allied bomber formations swept across the German countryside, the Luftwaffe high command pinned its last desperate hopes on this deadly new flying machine/5(6).

The Messerschmitt Me Komet is a German interceptor aircraft designed for point-defence which is the only rocket-powered fighter aircraft ever to have been operational and the first piloted aircraft of any type to exceed km/h ( mph) in level flight. Designed by Alexander Lippisch, its performance and aspects of its design were unprecedented.   Nazi Germany pursued numerous ambitious and impractical weapon programs over the course of World War II. One of the few that saw action was the Messerschmitt Me Komet, the only rocket-powered. Page Me General Tips * Correct CG is essential for a smooth take-off when using the dolly. If the CG is too far forwards, the Me will bounce up and down before leaping into the air. If the CG is too far back, it will jump up into the air too soon. So please check!   The rest of the book (pp plus appendices) is pretty well devoted to the research and development for the Me plane itself. This commences with a detailed personal account of DFS and Me A development by Alexander Lippisch.5/5(6).

  For scale modelers, who have an interest in the Me, this book is an invaluable resource. For aviation enthusiasts, particularly Luftwaffe fans, this book is a great read, and contains lots of interesting statistics and photographs. “ (IPMS/USA) “ superbly researched and illustrated book Reviews: 4. Messerschmitt Me The Messerschmitt Me Komet, designed by Alexander Lippisch, was a German rocket-powered fighter aircraft. It is the only rocket-powered fighter aircraft ever to have been operational. Its design was revolutionary, and the Me was . Search for Messerschmitt Me Komet and quickly find all products, articles, walkarounds and books related to this topic. Join us now! + plastic modelers use us. Me Komet fighters climb vertically through an 8th Air Force bomber formation and its top fighter cover before swooping down to attack the “heavies.” MeS Several B models had their rockets and fuel tanks deleted to make two-seat trainers, with the instructor in the rear seat and water in the fuel tanks to simulate changing fuel load.