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Messerschmitt Me Libelle

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This Miniaturjäger (Miniature Fighter) project carried the "powered egg" design to the extreme. The short, egg-shaped fuselage held the single He S 011 jet engine and exausted beneath a long boom which held the V-tail. The Messerschmitt "Libelle" (Dragonfly) also utilized a retractable, tricycle undercarriage. Details of what armament to be fitted are unknown.

General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 29.7ft (9.0m)
  • Length 37.4ft (11.4m)
  • Height 11.3ft (3.4m)
  • Empty Weight 8,176lbs (3,708kg)
  • Loaded Weight 10,505lbs (4,765kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 1.069
  • Wing Loading 24.5lbs/ft2 (119.8kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 428.3ft2 (39.8m2)
  • Drag Points 3711

Parts

  • Number of Parts 153
  • Control Surfaces 12