Don’t tell me you don’t want one:
(Oddly this vid doesn’t want to embed in the post)
I can think of two ways to improve upon this full-scale Messerschmit Me 163 Komet glider:
- Install a real rocket engine. While the performance could be tailored to equate that of the original, it’s always going to be dangerous and rather limited, and your choice of airports will be *very* limited.
- Install a small turbojet. The inlet will of course be a dead giveaway, but if you design it right it should be relatively unobtrusive. You could then fly it about like a regular aircraft, and given the relatively vast fuselage, you should have a whole lot of room for fuel. Or Cheetos…
You know, for kids. Like this: