Horten HO229

Discussion in 'Aircraft & Aviation' started by eric_son, Nov 13, 2007.

  1. sidewinder81777

    sidewinder81777 Midnight Modeler

    Actually as for the intake issue its a matter of them being different versions of the aircraft. the version Marek modeled was the 2nd prototype. This one actually flew but only accumulated 2 hours total flight testing before crashing on 18 February 1945. The plane that still exists was the 3rd prototype which was in the final assembly stages when the allies overran the factory. the 3rd prototype had the engines moved forward within the airframe and revised intakes.
  2. paperwarrior

    paperwarrior New Member

    Nice build and a great subject.
    It seems to me I remember seeing a National Geo story about how this may have actually been the first "Stealth" aircraft.
    Thank you for sharing the build with us.
  3. yankeekilo

    yankeekilo New Member

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