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Messerschmitt Me 262 (Lufteaffe Profile Series) by Manfred Griehl

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Published by Schiffer Publishing .
Written in English


  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • Military vehicles,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Germany,
  • Military Science,
  • Messerschmitt 262 (Jet fighter,
  • Messerschmitt 262 (Jet fighter planes)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8199080M
ISBN 100887408206
ISBN 109780887408205

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When this book was published in it was the standard work about the Me , and it seems to have started an avalanche of new books about the plane. Of all publications about the Me that I own it is the only one that still can be bought, a tribute to its quality/5(10).   This 9"x11" page book provides the reader with a detailed description of the development and operational capabilities of the famous Me German WW2 jet aircraft. This discussion of the aircraft is accompanied with a wealth of beautiful photographs and diagrams that really bring the Me /5(7). Messerschmitt Me Arrow to the Future tells the dramatic story of the Me 's combat career as a fascinating chain of events in which planning, luck, and even blind stupidity played important roles. Even by today's engineering standards, magnificent is the only word to describe the effort to bring the plane's jet engines, which eclipsed the performance of all contemporary aircraft, from. Production quantities by Messerschmitt factory are given. It even mentions the building of the Me in Czechoslovakia after the war under the name Avia S As with all of the books in this series, it is profusely illustrated with some (I guess, I didn't count them) pictures and drawings.5/5(3).

Me A-0 – Pre-production aircraft fitted with two Jumo B turbojet engines, 23 built.; Me A-1a “Schwalbe” – Primary production version, usable as both fighter (interceptor) and fighter-bomber. Me A-1a/R1 – Equipped with provisions for R4M air-to-air rockets; Me A-1a/U1 – Single prototype with a total of six nose mounted guns, two 20 mm MG /20 cannons, two 30 mm. Developed from a design by Messerschmitt the Me Schwalbe (Swallow) was the world's first operational turbojet aircraft. First seeing combat in July , it proved to be particularly effective against the large Allied bomber formations that were operating over Germany late in the war and more than 1, were produced, though less than saw combat/5(15).   After 19 years of restoration, the Me with Jumo engines from the Flying Heritage Museum has been displayed for the first time at a closed event in Ar. Paperback. Condition: New. Revised ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. Number 1 in the Luftwaffe Profile Series describes the design and use of the Messerschmitt Me Seller Inventory # BZV More information about this seller | Contact this seller

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