Messerschmitt ME163 Komet Kit
£56.95 inc. Vat
The Komet first flew in 1941 it was one of the first rocket powered aircraft and very fast. It took on a dolly which flew away on take off, flew till it run out of fuel then glided back to its base. Its short flying time meant it was used for the defense of specific targets to its base.
The model has a 37″ (94m) wing span the prototype weighting 34ozs all up, it requires a 480 motor 8 cell 8oomah battery pack. Or 2700kv Motor with 2200mah 3c Li-Po. Or they are equally at home as a slope soar with a little ballast. Also, required 3 channel radio with aileron elevator mixer, with 2 mini servos + speed controller.
The kit includes foam veneered wing panel, 2 part VAC formed plastic fuselage sides, servo tubs, clear canopy and hardware pack. Most parts are CNC cut or pre-shaped.