1:72 scale diecast model.
The Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet, a German rocket-powered fighter aircraft, was designed by Alexander Lippisch. Its design was revolutionary, and the Me 163 was capable of performance which was unsurpassed at the time. It is the only rocket-powered fighter aircraft ever to have been operational.
Captain Eric Melrose 'Winkle' Brown was born in Leith, Scotland, in 1919. He was a British former Royal Navy Officer and flew 487 different types of aircraft during his long career.