Messerschmitt Me 262

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Me 262 Schwalbe
Messerschmitt Me 262A at the National Museum of the USAF.jpg
Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a late production model
Role Fechter aircraft an fechter-bomber
Manufacturer Messerschmitt
First flicht 18 Apryle 1941 wi piston ingine (Junkers Jumo 210)
18 Julie 1942 wi jet engines[1]
Introduction Apryle 1944[2][3]
Retired 1945, Germany
1951, Czechoslovakia[4]
Primar uisers Luftwaffe
Czechoslovak Air Force (S-92)
Nummer biggit 1,430

The Messerschmitt Me 262, nicknamed Schwalbe (German: "Swallae") in fechter versions, or Sturmvogel (German: "Storm Bird") in fechter-bomber versions, wis the warld's first operational jet-pouered fechter aircraft.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Radinger & Schick 1996, p. 23.
  2. Price 2007, pp. 36–37.
  3. Radinger & Schick 1996, p. 49.
  4. Balous et al. 1995, p. 53.

Citit soorces

  • Radinger, Will; Schick, Walter Schick (1996). Me 262 (in German). Berlin: Avantic Verlag GmbH. ISBN 3-925505-21-0. 
  • Price, Alfred (2007). "Sleek and Deadly: The Messerschmitt Me 262". Flight Journal. 
  • Balous, Miroslav, Jiří Rajlich an Martin Velek. Messerschmitt Me 262 (in Czech/Inglis). Prague: MBI, 1995. ISBN 80-901263-7-5.