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ACADEMY 12542  Me262A-1/2 "Last Ace" Special Edition 1:72  SCALE PLASTIC MODEL KIT
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ACADEMY 12542 Me262A-1/2 "Last Ace" Special Edition 1:72 SCALE PLASTIC MODEL KIT

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n 1938, Project P.1065 was presented to the German high command in response to a request for concept to utilize a new type of engine - the turbojet. Three prototypes were ordered in 1940, but these were ready well before the engines, so the airframes were test-flown with piston engines.

By 1942, the Jumos were ready for flight and the Me 262 took to the air for the first time under jet power. By the time the aircraft had entered production and initial quantities were available for operations, there was only ten months left in the war. To delay matters further, Hitler himself protected many US bomber crews by demanding that these aircraft be used as high-speed bombers, despite Willy Messerschmitt, Adolf Galland, and others pleading to the contrary. Thanks Adolf!

1/72  SCALE PLASTIC MODEL KIT

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ACADEMY 12542  Me262A-1/2 "Last Ace" Special Edition 1:72  SCALE PLASTIC MODEL KIT


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