The Heinkel He 162 Volksjäger (German, "People's Fighter") was a German single-engine, jet-powered fighter aircraft fielded by the Luftwaffe in World War II. Designed and built quickly, and made primarily of wood as metals were in very short supply and prioritised for other aircraft, the He 162 was nevertheless the fastest of the first generation of Axis and Allied jets.  wem

WWII Heinkel He 162 Volksjäger, a German single-engine, jet-powered fighter

The Heinkel He 162 "Salamander" jet-powered fighter. It arose from a desperate "Emergency Fighter Program" design competition. It fought in 1945 but, no matter how advanced their weapon systems, the war had the Germans fighting against most of Europe and both the USA and the Soviet Union. It had a predetermined outcome. Realistically they never had chance, a matter of simple logistics and numbers.

The Heinkel He 162 "Salamander" jet-powered fighter. It arose from a desperate…

Heinkel He 162 Volksjäger, 1944, single-seat turbojet interceptor

Heinkel He 162 Volksjager (People's Fighter) aircraft.

The Heinkel He 162 Volksjaeger (German, "People's Fighter"), the name of the project of the Emergency Fighter Program design competition, was a German single-engine, jet-powered fighter aircraft fielded by the Luftwaffe in World War II. Designed and built quickly, and made primarily of wood as metals were in very short supply and prioritised for other aircraft, the He 162 was nevertheless the fastest of the first generation of Axis and Allied jets.

The Heinkel He 162 Volksjaeger (German, "People's Fighter"), the name of the project of the Emergency Fighter Program design competition, was a German single-engine, jet-powered fighter aircraft fielded by the Luftwaffe in World War II.

Partly completed Heinkel He-162 fighter jets sit on the assembly line in the underground Junkers factory at Tarthun, Germany, in early April 1945. The huge underground galleries, in a former salt mine, were discovered by the 1st U.S. Army during their advance on Magdeburg.

Partly completed Heinkel fighter jets sit on the assembly line in the underground Junkers factory at Tarthun, Germany, in early April The huge underground galleries, in a former salt mine, were discovered by the U. Army during their advance on Magdeburg

Heinkel He 162 Freeman Field IN 1945 - Heinkel He 162 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Heinkel He 162 Volksjäger (German, "People's Fighter"), the name of a project of the Emergency Fighter Program design competition, was a German single-engine, jet-powered fighter aircraft fielded by the Luftwaffe in World War II.

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The Hinterbrühl underground production line for the He 162A was captured in April 1945

The Hinterbrühl underground production line for the He was captured in April 1945

Heinkel He 162 Salamander - Although Ernst Heinkel named the He 162 the "Spatz" for Sparrow, the He 162 was mostly   known as the "Salamander," because of the creature’s mythical ability to live through fire.

Heinkel He 162 Salamander - Although Ernst Heinkel named the He 162 the "Spatz" for Sparrow, the He 162 was mostly known as the "Salamander," because of the creature’s mythical ability to live through fire.

Dragon 1/48 He 162 Mistel - Heinkel He 162, Me 262 reconfigured to a drone aircraft with a new warhead nose cone.

Dragon He 162 Mistel - Heinkel He Me 262 reconfigured to a drone aircraft with a new warhead nose cone.

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64 best Heinkel He 162 Salamander images on Pinterest | Heinkel he 162, Luftwaffe and Wwii

64 best Heinkel He 162 Salamander images on Pinterest | Heinkel he 162, Luftwaffe and Wwii

Heinkel He-162- 120086 Many of Germany's captured new and experimental aircraft were displayed in an exhibition as part of London's Thanksgiving week on September 14, 1945. Among the aircraft are a number of jet and rocket propelled planes. Here, a side view of the Heinkel He-162 "Volksjaeger", propelled by a turbo-jet unit mounted above the fuselage, in Hyde park, in London.

Heinkel "Volksjaeger", propelled by a turbo-jet unit mounted above the fuselage, in Hyde park, in London, (AP Photo).

Leck (Germany) May 1945   He 162

Leck (Germany) May 1945 He 162

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