Me 163B "White 05" of Erprobungskommando 16


PK+QP loaded on the Scheuchschlepper with inflation bags. This was one of several experiments to find a suitable method of retrieving a Komet after landing. A different model of the Scheuchschlepper with lifting arms was later chosen as the final solution.

Source: "Messerschmitt 163 - Un avion trop loin" by Alfred Price and Jeffrey Ethell, published in "Le Fana de l'Aviation', February 1997 issue.




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