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Specifications

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fighter/bomber
one
4 x 30mm
24 x 55mm air-to-air
1,000 lbs.
Junkers Jumo
2 x 1,984 lbs. ea.
8,400 lbs.
14,110 lbs.
34 ft. 9.5 in.
40 ft. 11.5 in.
460 mph
540 mph
3,940 fpm
37,600 feet
650 miles
7/18/42
1944






Me-262 for sale eBay
Me-262 for sale

On eBay there is a Me-262 for sale that has a wingspan of 40 in. The servos are already installed. Also installed are a pair of 180 EDF motors. The controls are throttle, ailerons and elevator.

The first operational jet fighter ever to fly was the Me-262, known as the Schwalbe (Swallow), for sale by Messerschmitt. Had it been deployed earlier in the war and used as a bomber interceptor, it could possible have been a war winning aircraft. The revolutionary aircraft was actually conceived in 1938 and was not a late World War II development as many believe. The jet aircraft was made possible through the ground breaking development of jet turbine engines, primarily by BMW.



Me-262 For Sale Banana
Me-262 For Sale

The Me-262 for sale from Banana Hobby, produced by Freewing, is available in both ARF and kit form. Its wingspan is 59 in. and length is 50 in. Included are two motors with controllers and 70 mm fan units, four servos, and retracts. Weight of the foamy is about 6 1/2 lbs.

The first flight of the Me-262 took place before the jet engines were ready. It was finally flown as a pure jet on July 18, 1942. Its first test flight was made using a single Jumo piston engine in the nose on April 18, 1942. Some subsequent flights were made using jet engines in combination with a piston engine as a safety measure. This turned out to be a good idea because the prototype jet engines used proved extremely unreliable. Test aircraft often had to land on propeller power after jet engine failures. On the very first test flight, using jet engines in combination with a propeller engine in front, the engines seized. The pilot used the piston engine to bring the aircraft down to a safe landing. It was found that the engines had to be redesigned. The program eventually resumed with power by heavier Junkers jet turbine engines.



Me-262 For Sale Dynam
Me-262 For Sale

The Me-262 for sale by Dynam has a wingspan of 59 in. with a length of 50 1/2 in. Available as RTF or ARF, included are retracts, nav. lights, twin motors plus controllers turning 70 mm fans, and a total of five servos. It weighs around 5 1/4 lbs.

The development of the jet was not a priority of the German High Command. Even the Messerschmitt Company placed a higher priority on proven existing aircraft needed for the war effort. One of the greatest boosts to the Me-262 program came in May of 1943 when legendary Luftwaffe ace General der Jagdflieger (fighter general) Adolf Galland flew the aircraft for the first time. He pushed for production of the aircraft as quickly as possible.



Me-262 For Sale Mackay
Me-262 For Sale

That's Bob Prioux with the Me-262 for sale from Stuart Mackay Models. It has a 80 in. wingspan and is 60" long. Construction is reinforced epoxy. It comes with retractable landing gear and can be powered by twin 90 mm EDF units or turbine engines. Weight should be around 12 1/2 lbs.

Numerous delays followed before production of the aircraft began. They were caused by Allied bombings of the Regensburg factories housing the production facilities, development delays, and a Luftwaffe leadership uncertain about the future of jet aircraft. Messerschmitt moved its production line to Bavaria. However a shortage of skilled labor further delayed production.



Me-262 For Sale HETRC
Me-262 For Sale

The Me-262 for sale from (HETRC) High End Technology RC has a glass fibre fuselage and balsa over foamy wings. Its wingspan is 49 1/2 in. and length is 42 1/2 in. The wing is made for mechanical retracts. It needs your motors and 72 mm fans. It should weigh around 5 1/4 lbs. when completed.

Hitler finally agreed to begin mass production of the jet in November of 1943, but as a fighter / bomber rather than a pure fighter. Retooling for this change further delayed the project. However another factor causing development delays were the unreliability and poor performance of the new engines.



Me-262 For Sale GWS
Me-262 For Sale

The Me-262 for sale from BP Hobbies is produced by GWS. It is a foamy with a wingspan of 41 in. that is 33 in. long. It needs your motors and 64 mm fan units. It weighs around 28 oz.

Once the more reliable Junkers Jumo 004 engines were installed on the aircraft, the new jet showed that it was much faster than propeller driven aircraft of the time. In 1944 a Me-262 set an unofficial speed record of 624 mph.



Me-262 For Sale Orion
Me-262 For Sale

The Me-262 for sale was scratch built by OrionRider of WattFlyerRC. It is made from Depron. Wingspan is 67 in., length is 58 in., and power is by electric ducted fans. It weighs around 6 lbs.

On July 25,1944 the jet first saw combat when one attacked a photo reconnaissance aircraft flying over Munich. The Luftwaffe eventually deployed the jet as an interceptor, as a fighter bomber, and as an unarmed photo reconnaissance aircraft.



Me-262 For Sale Airworld
Me-262 For Sale

The Me-262 for sale from Airworld Modellbau has a 78 3/4 in. wingspan with a 69 in. length. It can be retract equipped. It needs your motors and 90 mm fans. Weight should be around 12 lbs.

The first dedicated Me-262 interceptor unit first saw action on October 3, 1944. The jet was a formidable bomber killer, equipped with 24 rockets and four 30 mm cannons. Between March 18th and March 21st 1945, the Lufwaffe was able to put up some 40 sorties a day against enemy bombers. However, it was a case of too little, too late. Before the end of the war, Me-262 aircraft downed an estimated 150 Allied aircraft, with a loss of approximately 100 of their own. Many were destroyed by Allied aircraft while on the ground, either awaiting conversion to bombers, or lacking fuel, parts, or trained pilots.



Me-262 For Sale Kranz
Me-262 For Sale

Werner Kranz scratch built the Me-262 for sale pictured above. Its wingspan is 102 1/2 in., and length is 87 in. It is made from glass fibre, has twin turbine engines, and retractable landing gear. It weighs about 32 lbs.

Although faster than Allied propeller aircraft, the Me-262 lacked maneuverability at slow speeds. Its engines were relatively unreliable, its cannons tended to jam during high-g turns, and its gear collapsed on hard landings. Many pioneer jet pilots lost their lives in the aircraft without ever seeing combat.



Me-262 For Sale Saita
Me-262 For Sale

The Me-262 for sale from Joe Saita Models features a 106 in. wingspan with a 90 in. length and includes retracts. It is O.S. .91 DF powered and weighs about 34 lbs.

Although the full potential of the jet was never fully realized, the design of the aircraft was reflected in American, British, and Soviet aircraft designs during the early jet age.



Me-262 For Sale Greenfield
Me-262 For Sale

The Me-262 for sale is the smaller of two airplanes built by John Greenfield. It has a 136 in. wingspan, is 125 in. long, and weighs about 42 lbs. Construction is epoxy over balsa. Power comes from a pair of jet turbines putting out 23 lbf. of thrust each.

Over 1,400 Messerschmitt Me-262 aircraft were eventually produced, but it is estimated that less than 300 actually saw combat.



Me-262 For Sale John Greenfield
Me-262 For Sale

That's John Greenfield with his larger Me-262 for sale. It has a 181 in. wingspan and is about 161 in. long. Power is by twin turbines. Weight is around 99 lbs.


Me-262 For Sale Flying Styro
Me-262 For Sale

Flying Styro's Me-262 for sale comes as an ARF. Wingspan is 43 in. and fuselage length is 32 1/2 in. Power can come from a pair of Jet Screamer motors driving 56 mm ducted fans.


Me-262 For Sale Ducted Fans
Me-262 For Sale

The Me-262 for sale from Ducted Fans. com has a 79 in. wingspan and 70 in. length. Power can be from two BL50-13X motors driving C-50 rotors. All up weight should be around 12 lbs.


Me-262 For Sale Air World
Me-262 For Sale

The Me-262 for sale from Air World Models wingspan is 79 in. and length is 68 in. Recommended are twin Jet Cat P60 turbines for power. All up weight is about 15 1/2 lbs.


Me-262 For Sale RC Warbirds
Me-262 For Sale

The RC Warbirds Me-262 for sale has a wingspan of 50 in. and a length of 43 in. Motors can be Typhoon 3W or 2W-20 driving WeMoTec 480 Mini Fans. It weighs around 6 lbs.

We found plans for the Me-262 for sale on eBay. It builds to a 44 in. wingspan and 35 in. length. With EDF power, weight should be around 1 3/4 lbs.

There is a Me-262 for sale on eBay. It is a control line model with a 54 1/2 in. wingspan that uses .35 engine power with a propeller up front. Weight is about 48 oz.

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