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Apr 02, 2011, 12:48 PM
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Me-262 A-1a (Twin 90mm) by Airworld

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)

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Apr 12, 2011, 05:10 PM
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Airworld Me-262 bare airframe (not mine) ...

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Apr 13, 2011, 10:28 AM
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Here's a short video I took of the original last June 2010:

Messerschmitt Me-262 ILA Berlin 2010 (1 min 27 sec)
Apr 19, 2011, 04:11 PM
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These new TS EDF motors look interesting, they supposedly run very cool :

Apr 20, 2011, 11:36 AM
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What kind of setup are you planning?
Apr 21, 2011, 01:10 AM
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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.
Apr 23, 2011, 10:28 AM
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Hi Bruce ! Fan-wise the usual suspects although I have not decided yet ...

Most likely 8S (2x4S) - 9S (3x3S) per motor.
Apr 27, 2011, 02:38 AM
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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...
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

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).

Apr 27, 2011, 12:47 PM
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An Me-262 nacelles fits nicely in one of my airplane stands

Apr 27, 2011, 12:58 PM
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Nacelles & intakes

Apr 27, 2011, 06:09 PM
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Good grief that things huge!:eek
5"10 length, 6'8" wingspan!
You need a bigger SUV!
even with the wing off!LOL
Apr 28, 2011, 09:22 PM
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She sure is big ! The 2m wing just barely fits lenghtwise in my suv

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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