Paris 1963. After extensive market research Messerschmitt presentes three new aircraft projects in model form. The first (the one we are talking about here) was the Me P308 Jet-Taifun, a 5/6-seat executive and training aircraft with two Turbomeca Marbore turbojets.
The makers state: « The direct operating costs per flight mile and passenger are about 50 per cent higher than with two engine propeller-type aircraft when based on the same flying distance; the flying time, however, is only about half. In comparison with today’s jet-touring aircraft the direct operating »