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#1 Herb Apr 02, 2011 12:48 PM

Me-262 A-1a (Twin 90mm) by Airworld
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Started to look at the various components last week :) ...

This thread in German

It's a big all fg-airex-sandwich carbon composite airframe for twin 90mm fans, made by Airworld Germany;


the rest of the components, well you can guess where most of them (esc, batts) will come from ...

Edit : Me-262 flyby added March 2012 :

Me-262 Airworld (twin 90mm edf) flyby (0 min 18 sec)


#2 Herb Apr 12, 2011 05:10 PM

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Airworld Me-262 bare airframe (not mine) ...


#3 Herb Apr 13, 2011 10:28 AM

Here's a short video I took of the original last June 2010:

Messerschmitt Me-262 ILA Berlin 2010 (1 min 27 sec)

#4 Herb Apr 19, 2011 04:11 PM

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These new TS EDF motors look interesting, they supposedly run very cool :



#5 Nelapaty Apr 20, 2011 11:36 AM

What kind of setup are you planning?

#6 bmiller Apr 21, 2011 01:10 AM

Hello Herb.
Gorgeous ME262! detachable nacelles and scale gear! NICE!
Pricey boat motors though!
Figured you'd steer clear of those types..... and not because of the price!;)
Have you settled on 6S,9S or 12S?
Maybe I'm wrong but 6S seems low to me for the size of that jet.

#7 Herb Apr 23, 2011 10:28 AM

Hi Bruce ! Fan-wise the usual suspects :) although I have not decided yet ...

Most likely 8S (2x4S) - 9S (3x3S) per motor.

#8 bmiller Apr 27, 2011 02:38 AM

Estimate for AUW?
I maidened my new little F9F sunday and talked w/ Hung, He read something on rcg about the 262 weighing 20-25lbs but i think its closer to 13lbs. Even the turbine version lists at 15.5 maybe it was a different brand he saw...

#9 Herb Apr 27, 2011 12:17 PM

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It is quite light ! That's why I decided to go ahead and get one :)

You might be referring to another similar sized model out there, I think it was us-made and it's a real lead sled at 30+ lbs.

The Airworld Me-262 is in a completely different class, no comparison imo. A high performance all-composite airframe.

wingspan 200 cm = 80 ''

length 175 cm = 70''

Original Me-262 ws = 12.5m, length = 10.58m

Thus the scale is approximately 6.2:1

The empty airframe weights are as follows:

fuse 32.1 oz

wing 47.6 oz

nacelle (each) 9.1 oz

two elevators 8.2 oz


empty airframe weight = 106.1 oz = 6.6 lbs = 3.01 kg

Very light, esp. the fuselage. The wing is one piece, and very strong (turbine grade).

Estimated weight rtf should be in the 14-15 lbs range :)


#10 Herb Apr 27, 2011 12:35 PM

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Bare aiframe as in the pic below, 106 oz

Gel-coated silver painted-in-the mold fiberglass (not polyester), with lots of carbon fiber reinforcements in the wing, fuselage, elevators and nacelles.

Specifically: fiberglass fuseleage and nacelles, fiberglass-airex-fiberglass sandwich (wing), and fiberglass-balsa-fiberglass sandwich (elevators).


#11 Herb Apr 27, 2011 12:40 PM

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close up

#12 Herb Apr 27, 2011 12:47 PM

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An Me-262 nacelles fits nicely in one of my airplane stands :)


#13 Herb Apr 27, 2011 12:58 PM

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Nacelles & intakes


#14 bmiller Apr 27, 2011 06:09 PM

Good grief that things huge!:eek
5"10 length, 6'8" wingspan!
You need a bigger SUV!:p
even with the wing off!LOL

#15 Herb Apr 28, 2011 09:22 PM

She sure is big ! The 2m wing just barely fits lenghtwise in my suv :D

Uncle Joe (Joe Balaban) should be awarded a major prize for flying this thing on nicds @ 20 lbs & 1800W total ...

I am collecting some scale documentation & possible paint schemes,






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