Heinkel 162 Photo Gallery

    A Heinkel He 162 jet displayed at Hyde Park in September 1945 by 6 Maintenance Unit, RAF Brize Norton. Although this aircraft was preserved for museum display, many were not and were eventually broken up at Brize Norton.

    With the Third Reich crumbling, Albert Speer proposed building proposed a huge fleet of fast, agile, single-engine jet fighters. Powered by the BMW 109-003 turbojet, the prototype He-162 V1 emerged in 74 days. More...

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Posted December 23, 2022.