Revell 1/72 Horten Go-229 Model Kit
Model Number: 04312
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The Revell 1/72 Horten Go-229 plastic aircraft model accurately recreates the real life all-wing aircraft. This plastic aircraft kit requires paint and glue to complete.
By the end of World War II, the brothers Reimar and Walter Horten were two of the best-known designers of flying wing aircraft in Germany. They brought their experience in this field into a special unit which, as Sonderkommando 9, was responsible for the development of tailless all-wing aircraft. The development of the machine known as the Horten Ho IX, equipped with two BMW 003A-1 jet engines began in 1942. Whereas the first machines could only be made as gliders due to difficulties with the jet engine, the second prototype received a Jumo 004B-1 engine. In 1944 the V2 made its first flight reaching speeds of over 780 km/h. The production of the Horten was transferred to the Gothaer Waggonfabrik and the designation was changed to the Go 229. The first machine from the Gothaer Waggonfabrik, the Go 229 A-O V3 received a Jumo 004-C engine.
Model: 04312 Horten Go-229
Reviewed by Christopher Turrall
Thank you for a very speedy delivery ! And at a nice price too !!
Reviewed by Desmond Lee
Germany's Stealth ??
Very unusual kit for a WWII craft that I don't think went into production. If you like unusual aircraft kits ( if I may say ) check out fantastic plastics virtual museum store.
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