im really into the german wwII experimental airplanes where can i find a 1/32 or 1/48 scale KOMET?
Does this help you?
One in 1/48 and a book
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Did you mean the Me 263 or the Me 163?
Mike (x2) has pointed out the 1/48 Me 263 from CM which was a continuation of the Me 163 design with a longer fusealge for more fuel, a two stage motor to allow a cruising speed and most importantly... landing gear. I've built the Huma 1/72 Me 263 and I understand that Special hobby has also released a 1/72 Me 263. I do not believe there is a 1/32 version.
Hasegawa is about to re-release a 1/32 kit of the Me 163. In 1/48 scale dragon models has the Me 163 and I believe there was an Eduard model and a Revell kit as well in that scale.
awesome thanks for the reply
i think its the 163 im not sure at the moment
Joe, here is a picture showing the Me 263 (grey one in front) with the Me 163 and the me 163s trainer (two seater) in the background (all 1/72 scale). The Me 263 only made it to prototype stage with about a dozen more in production when the war ended. The Me 163 actually saw operational use with a couple of units.
Very nice work, Dave!
....so knock it off! I have enough on my plate as is, and seeing those makes me want to yank my Trimaster kit out of the stash and get started on it as well!
Daywalker wrote:I have one of the 1/48 Czech Model ME-263 kits in my stash. I started on it, then got really frustrated with it and put it in the spares box.
I`ve got a couple of these salted away for a rainy day and they look so nice in the box. But judging by your comment, are they as bad as I`ve heard?
Gluing the wing parts together leaves huge gaps and the fuse has an awful twist in it that I have been unable to get straight. The resin parts are very nice, but the main gear bay looks to be a poor fit. It could just be my five thumbs per hand, but it seems to me the worst fitting kit I have ever attempted.