Me 163 ground equipment: Scheuch-Schlepper

The Scheuch-Schlepper parked in the collection, with an Academy Komet kit posed on the engine hood. The Schlepper looks identical to the few wartime photos of Schleppers: the faceted shaping of the engine 'box', the two circular openings, the small rectangular opening on the front left side, the louvres in the engine hood, the three louvres on the side of the engine box, and the large U-shaped bars welded to the fenders. Small differences compared to the known photos are the cut-off of the front part of the fender, the slightly different towing hooks, and the holes in the wheel.

Photo kindly supplied by Björn Schewe and Christian Grundmann (Germany)

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