Airfix Me 262 Prototype V3 1/72
May 6, 2013 in Aviation
I did once say I never build anything German but I forgot about this, I built it for a club comp with the theme of prototype/experimental aircraft.I found some footage on youtube,it is grainy and of course black and white but shows the aircraft clearly enough to copy.I filled over the front wheel bay and gun ports and pinched a tail wheel from a scrap Spitfire the decals are mostly from my spares box except for the small white codes which are from a sheet bought from Hannants
I think the 262 looks better as a tail sitter,I did show this kit on another site and got some comments from a so called expert who thought it was a “what if” !
Obviously this is based on the ancient Airfix offering and so is what I would call a six footer, that is to say it looks better from about six feet away!!but I think it makes an interesting subject.
Your comments please, N.
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