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Flight1 Release Messerschmitt Me262 Boxed Edition

Last updated Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:26:34 GMT
Originally posted on Sun, 21 Mar 2010 10:51:45 GMT

Me262The world's first jet combat aircraft authentically reproduced by award-winning developers Flight Replicas, for Flight Simulator X and 2004. The Messerschmitt Me262 Schwalbe (German for "Swallow") was the world's first operational turbojet fighter aircraft. It saw action from late summer of 1944 until the end of World War II as a multi-role fighter/bomber/interceptor warplane for the Luftwaffe.

German pilots nicknamed this incredible aircraft as the Sturmvogel (Germanfor "Stormbird"). Ultimately though the Me262 had little impact on the course of the war, with 500 odd kills claimed against a loss of 100 aircraft and many more grounded due to lack of fuel.

However, its spectacular and revolutionary design has left it as one of the legendary and most recognisable combat aircraft of the era.

The Messerschmitt Me262 boxed edition is available from all good retailers, from the local hobby shop to high street chain stores. The boxed version and the download version (using Flight1's popular e-commerce system) are also both available direct from Flight1.

Flight1's Messerschmitt Me262 screenshot

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About Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation enthusiast also with a keen interest in aviation and technology.  Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available.  However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed. 

Ian has been writing for Fly Away Simulation for over 9 years.  Should you wish, you can contact Ian via email at ian.stephens@flyawaysimulation.com.

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