Messerschmitt M.E.262A - 110


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Messerschmitt M.E.262A
[110]

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There is also extra information underneath the main catalogues description including the changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

The Airfix model of the first turbojet aircraft to become operational has 40 parts. The M.E.262 marked the peak of German design in World War II. Started in 1938, it first flew in 1942. In April 1944 deliveries began of the M.E.262-1a fighter; later it was modified as a bomber, which proved unsuccessful, and a night fighter. At the end of the war, over 1,400 M.E.262's had been produced, of which only about 100 had been operational. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Messerschmitt Me 262 A from Messerschmitt M.E.262A.

12th edition catalogue (1975), listed as Messerschmitt Me 262A from Messerschmitt Me 262 A.

1987 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1988 edition catalogue, listed as Messerschmitt Me 262 A from Messerschmitt Me 262A.

1990 edition catalogue, listed as Messerschmitt Me 262A from Messerschmitt Me 262 A.

1996 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1996 edition catalogue, listed as Messerschmitt Me262 from Messerschmitt Me 262A.


Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
First Issued: 1960


Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 3: Roy Cross
Artist on Box Type 11: Gavin McLeod


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 110
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 110
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 110
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 110
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 110
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 110
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 110
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 110
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 110
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01030-4
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01030-4
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01030-4
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01030-4
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 01030-4
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 01030-4
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 01030-4
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 01030-4
1987 Edition Ref: 01030
1988 Edition Ref: 01030
1989 Edition Ref: 01030
1990 Edition Ref: 01030
1996 Edition Ref: 01030
1997 Edition Ref: 01030
1998 Edition Ref: 01030
1999 Edition Ref: 01030
2000 Edition Ref: 01030
2001 Edition Ref: 01030





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