This Guy Built An Incredible 3/4 Scale V1 Flying Bomb

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This Guy Built An Incredible 3/4 Scale V1 Flying Bomb | World War Wings Videos

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Well, That’s Different.

Although we’ve been fans of aviation since we can remember and have been doing this for a while, many things still surprise us. The V1 in this video is the latest thing to do so.

The V-1 Vergeltungswaffe or “vengeance weapon”, was typically called the “buzz bomb” or “doodlebug” by the Allies during World War II. It was basically a flying bomb (or an early type of cruise missile) developed by the Nazis. They had almost 2,000 pounds of explosives loaded into them and were guided by a simple altitude and air speed regulator. During the war, England was hit by nearly 10,000 of them, causing significant damage.
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Today, there are over 40 surviving examples across the world. They’re mostly in museums of course. If you’d like to see one, just click here to see if there’s one in a museum near you.

As for this video, it was a surprise like we said. Although we follow the newest builds and trends of the RC world, we’ve never even heard of someone making a remote controlled V-1 before. Well, it’s out there.

The guys in this video build it for the Classic Fighters Airshow back in 2015 and it’s quite spectacular. Check out this video and tell us we’re wrong.

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