1/32 Ho 229 "Horten"

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The Horten H.IX, RLM designation Ho 229 (often called Gotha Go 229 because of the identity of the chosen manufacturer of the aircraft) was a German prototype fighter/bomber designed by Reimar and Walter Horten and built by Gothaer Waggonfabrik late in World War II. It was the first pure flying wing powered by jet engines.The design was a response to Hermann Göring's call for light bomber designs capable of meeting the "3×1000" requirement; namely to carry 1,000 kilograms (2,200 lb) of bombs a distance of 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) with a speed of 1,000 kilometres per hour (620 mph). Only jets could provide the speed, but these were extremely fuel hungry so considerable effort had to be made to meet the range requirement. Based on a flying wing, the Ho 229 lacked all extraneous control surfaces, lowering drag. It was the only design to come even close to the 3×1000 requirements, and received Göring's approval. Its ceiling was 15,000 metres (49,000 ft).



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The very detailed instructions leave no doubt about the placement of every part and will faithfully follow you , if I intend to make it OOB .
Since the general fitting of the parts is excellent , all you need is to gather the proposed materials (paints, tools , glue ) and start building the model .The construction goes on easily , and does not need much comment , so let it go as a photostory .

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So , this is it ! One of the best models in the market is just finished and gone to my collection .
Very highly recommended , a must for modellers .

After all , I like to thanks Zoukei – Mura for honnored us with their trust and provides this sample,as well for their ongoing  collaboration .


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