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ACADEMY 1673... ME163B KOMET 1/72
ACADEMY 1673... ME163B KOMET            1/72

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Product Code: ACY1673

  • This is a 1/72 Plastic Me-163B/S Komet Model Kit from Academy Plastics.
  • It's for ages 10 and up.
  • Designed from the research of Dr Alexander Lippisch, the Messerschmitt
  • 163 Komet was designed as a way to stop the flood of allied bombers that were
  • pouring into Germany toward the end of WWII. The Komet would reach an
  • incredible speed of 596mph and climb at an outstanding 11,800 feet per minute.
  • The craft was used to fly above Allied bomber groups and rain fire down on
  • them from above and then, having used all of their fuel, they would glide
  • back to base.
  • FEATURES: Plastic pieces attached to sprues and molded in grey.
  • The surface of the plane is decorated with fully engraved panel
  • lines and rivet detail.
  • Highly detailed cockpit interior includes a seat and multiple
  • controls.
  • Includes a detailed towing tractor for ground display purposes.
  • Detailed takeoff and landing skid is authentically modeled after the
  • real one.
  • Modelers have the option of building either the Me-163B or the
  • Me-163S.
  • Clear plastic canopy allows close inspection of cockpit.
  • Detailed pictorial instructions guide you through assembly.
  • OPTIONS: One Decal Sheet with Markings for Three Aircraft:
  • 1: Me-163B-1a, 1/JG 400
  • 2: Me-163B-1a, 2/JG 400
  • 3: Me-163S, JG/400
  • Airframe Colors:
  • 1: Dark Green, Brown Violet, Dark Yellow
  • 2: Dark Green, Brown Violet, Dark Yellow
  • 3: Dark Green, Brown Violet, Dark Yellow
  • Detail Colors:
  • White, Black, Flat Black, Red, Light Blue
  • INCLUDES: One 1/72 Plastic Me-163B/S Komet Model Kit
  • REQUIRES: Assembly
  • Cement
  • Paint (see MARKING OPTIONS)
  • Brushes
  • Sprue Cutter
  • Modeling Knife
  • File or Emery Board
  • Scissors
  • Tweezers
  • Water for Decals
  • Glue Tips or Toothpicks
  • Cloth
  • Adult Supervision
  • SPECS: Scale: 1/72
  • Length: 2-3/4" (68mm) (approximately)
  • Width: 5-1/4" (132mm) (approximately)
  • Height: 1-1/4" (31mm) (approximately)
  • COMMENTS: Keep small parts and sharp edges away from children.
  • Care should be taken when using tools and modeling knives.
  • Modeling paint should only be used by an adult in a well-ventilated
  • area.

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