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Messerschmitt Me 262 (for Poser)
• Offered By: bazze
• Downloadable File Size:
7.18 M (approx.)
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• Uploaded on: 9/9/05
• System Requirements: Windows/ Mac, Poser 4 and above
• File Format: Poser
This product contains: cr2, pp2, pz2, and/ or other Poser files.
• Texturing: Texture Maps
This product uses image maps for textures.
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The Me262 was the first operational turbojet powered aircraft. In addition to being jet powered, it brought forth many advancements in aircraft design. Although sometimes viewed as a last ditch Nazi super weapon, the Me262 was under development before the start of WWII.
Though never available in quantity, it was effectively used by the Luftwaffe in a variety of roles and proved itself a potent weapon.
Messerschmitt Me 262 "Schwalbe/Sturmvogel" model for Poser 4, 5 and 6.
The Me 262A-1a "Schwalbe" ("Swallow") was the first production model of the Me 262. It was produced with four Mk 108 30mm cannon mounted in the nose, in its role as an interceptor, a role that it performed with great promise except for several limiting factors: First, it came into the battle far too late, when the Allied air forces had reached formidable capacity; secondly, its engines were a constant source of trouble, frequently failing after no more than 12 hours; third, it was utilized inappropriately for far too long, after Hitler decided that the machine should be used in a bombing capacity, to "punish" the Allies. That version, the Me 262A-2a "Sturmvogel" ("Stormbird") was reconfigured to carry two 550lb bombs, still retaining the four cannon. There were 1,433 Me 262s built, with nearly 500 more destroyed by bombing raids before they were completed. Of that total, fewer than 300 were actually used in combat.
In its brightest moments, when it was used as intended, the Me 262 was the equivalent of sending the "Three Musketeers" against Sitting Bull at Little Big Horn. In one battle, for instance, 37 of the 262s were scrambled against an Allied raid that consisted of 1,221 bombers and 632 fighter escorts! In their most effective performance, they cost the Allies a one percent loss.
Nicknames: Turbo (Used by German pilots.)
Specifications (Me 262A-1a):
Engines: Two 1,984-pound thrust Junkers Jumo 004B-1/-2/-3 turbojets (Modern replicas to be powered by General Electric J85 axial-flow turbojets).
Weight: Empty 8,378 lbs., Max Takeoff 14,110 lbs.
Length: 34ft. 9.5in.
Maximum Speed: 540 mph
Ceiling: 37,565 ft.
Range: 652 miles
Armament: Four 30-mm MK 108 cannon in nose
Number Built: 1,433
The Poser model is fully rigged for animation, and one dial that controls the simultaneous retraction of all three wheels, and then also controls the closing of the wheel covers using delayed ERC channels. The canopy, rudder, pitch and left and right wing flaps also have their own controls. Limits are applied.
Files included in this package:
Me262 figure (cr2)
.jpg texture maps
low polygon "dummy" pilot (with external geometry)
Besides from Poser specific files the package includes
Object in obj format
Object in 3ds format
All objects in the package are UV Mapped and textured.
Note: this model includes jpg files for bump maps. Poser 4 users will need to convert the files to bum format (and manually apply them) to get the best results.
This item is available for sale at Cola Cola - 3D models & Renders by Anders Lejczak.
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