July 1942 to 1945
1 × Siemens
Bramo Sh 14A
7 cylinder air cooled radial engine producing
up to 160 hp
Bomb load up to 2 × 5 kg
Fl 282 A-1
Fl 282 A-2
Fl 282 B-1
Fl 282 B-2
The Flettner Fl 282 was the first helicopter to be used in
during World War II, The Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine tested
the helicopter in the Mediterranean theatre. Plans to build
1,000 Flettner Fl 282 was abandoned after the Flettner factories
were bombed by the Allies. Only three of these helicopters
survived the war the rest were destroyed to prevent capture.
Today only a few components still exist.
The Warplanes of the Third Reich.
German Aircraft of the Second World War.
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