J8M1, RC-rocketfighter

just finished my rc-model of the Mitsubishi J8M1 Shusui (sharp sword) a Japanese interceptor built during WWII.
image IMG_1687-rdy-built
As the original the model also is starting with rocket power. Mine will burn for about 6 seconds and reach about 80 meters high. From then on it is a glider but a really fast one (photos taken by Samuel).
image j8m1-starting
The Japanese Shusui was a copy of the German Me-163 Komet. Most modellers are painting their model in red therefore I decide to go with another easy to apply color as the Shusui has.
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