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Heinkel He 162

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Heinkel He 162 Volksjäger (People's Fighter) Fighter

Service Data

In Service: 6 December 1944 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: 6 December 1944
Manufacturer: Heinkel
Number built: 275

Technical Data

Type: Fighter Volksjäger People's Fighter

Crew: 1 man
Length: 9 m
Wingspan: 7.2 m
Wing area: 11.15 m²
Height: 2.55 m
Empty: 1,750 kg
Loaded: 2,700 kg
Engine: 1 × BMW 003E-1 or BMW E-2 turbojet producing up to 800 kg of thrust
Maximum speed: 835 km/h
Range: 1,000 km
Service ceiling: 11,000 m
Armament:
2 × 20 mm MG 151/20 machine guns
Bomb load up to
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwaffe
Variants:
He 162 V-1
He 162 V-2
He 162 V-3
He 162 V-4
He 162 V-5
He 162 V-6
He 162 V-7
He 162 V-8
He 162 V-9
He 162 V-10
He 162 V-11
He 162 V-16 glider prototypes
He 162 V-17 glider prototypes
He 162 V-22
He 162 V-23
He 162 V-25
He 162 V-26
He 162 V-27
He 162A
He 162 A-0
He 162 A-1
He 162 A-2
He 162 A-3
He 162 A-14
He 162B
He 162 B-0
He 162 B-1
He 162C
He 162D
He 162E
He 162S glider training version

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History

The Heinkel He 162 Volksjäger (People's Fighter) was a single seat single engine turbojet twin vertical tail fins

Gallery

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Heinkel He 162 Volksjäger (People's Fighter) Fighter picture 6
Heinkel He 162 Volksjäger (People's Fighter) Fighter picture 7

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Sources

The Warplanes of the Third Reich.
ISBN-10: 0385057822

German Aircraft of the Second World War.
ISBN-10: 0370000242

Hitler's Luftwaffe.
ISBN-10: 051718771X

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