Messerschmitt Me 262 "Schwalbe"

Me 262A-1a Schwalbe

Me 262A-2a Sturmvogel

2-seat nightfighter

Me 262 with a 50mm gun captured by the Americans Me 262 V3 without the front wheel Me 262A-2a on display in New York after the war Me 262B-1a Nightfighter. Only built in small numbers

 

Type

Bomber and Night Fighter

Armament

 Very different

Engine

 2 x Junkers Jumo 004B turbojet 900kp thrust each

Weight

 Empty 4000kg-4400kg - Loaded 6400kg-7045kg

Crew

 1-2

Speed

 A-1 - 870km/h
A-2 - 755km/h
B-1 - 800km/h

Year of construction

 July 1942-1945

Quantity

 1433

User

 Germany

Manufacturer

 Messerschmitt AG