Dragon 1/48 Horten Ho-229 flying wing.   http://www.network54.com/Forum/47751/message/1439982694/Horten+Ho-229

Dragon 1/48 Horten Ho-229 flying wing. http://www.network54.com/Forum/47751/message/1439982694/Horten+Ho-229

The Horten Ho-IX (often erroneously called Gotha Go 229 or Ho 229 due to the identity of the chosen manufacturer of the aircraft) was a late-World War II prototype flying wing fighter/bomber, desig...

The Horten Ho-IX (often erroneously called Gotha Go 229 or Ho 229 due to the identity of the chosen manufacturer of the aircraft) was a late-World War II prototype flying wing fighter/bomber, desig...

1944 Horten Ho 229 (Prototype) Luftwaffe - Fighter / Bomber. Engine: 2 x Junkers Jumo 004B turbojet, 1,956 lbf (8.7 kN). Armament: 2 x 30 mm 108 cannons, R4M rockets, 2 x 500 kilogram (1,100 lb) bombs. Max Speed: 607 mph (977 km/h) @ 39,00 ft (12,000 m)

1944 Horten Ho 229 (Prototype) Luftwaffe - Fighter / Bomber. Engine: 2 x Junkers Jumo 004B turbojet, 1,956 lbf (8.7 kN). Armament: 2 x 30 mm 108 cannons, R4M rockets, 2 x 500 kilogram (1,100 lb) bombs. Max Speed: 607 mph (977 km/h) @ 39,00 ft (12,000 m)

In 1943 the all-wing and jet-propelled Horten Ho 229 ('aitch-oh-two-two-nine') promised spectacular performance and the German air force (Luftwaffe) chief, Hermann Göring, allocated half-a-millio

In 1943 the all-wing and jet-propelled Horten Ho 229 ('aitch-oh-two-two-nine') promised spectacular performance and the German air force (Luftwaffe) chief, Hermann Göring, allocated half-a-millio

The Horten Ho-229 flying wing fighter, first flown in 1944 by the Luftwaffe, rebuilt to exact specs by the model testing team at Northrop Grumman. The 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. Since the appearance of the B-2 Spirit flying wing stealth bomber in the 1990s, some describe the Ho 229 as "the first stealth bomber".

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The Horten Ho-229 flying wing fighter, first flown in 1944 by the Luftwaffe, rebuilt to exact specs by the model testing team at Northrop Grumman. The 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. Since the appearance of the B-2 Spirit flying wing stealth bomber in the 1990s, some describe the Ho 229 as "the first stealth bomber".

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