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Heinkel Flugzeugwerke

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Heinkel Flugzeugwerke Aircraft and Engine manufacturer

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Heinkel Flugzeugwerke was German aircraft and engine manufacturer founded in Warnemünde by and named after Ernst Heinkel, Hans von Ohain designed the world's first operational jet engine to power an aircraft. While working at Heinkel, the engine first flew as the primary power of the Heinkel He 178 on 27 August 1939. Aircraft and engines built by Heinkel include.

Aircraft Built

Heinkel He 37 was a single seat single engine single bay biplane with staggered wings of unequal span braced fighter

Heinkel He 38 was a single seat single engine single bay biplane with staggered wings of unequal span braced fighter

Heinkel He 42 was a two seat single engine seaplane trainer

Heinkel He 43 was a single seat single engine fighter biplane

Heinkel He 45 was a two seat single engine was a sturdy single bay biplane of conventional layout bomber and trainer

Heinkel He 46 was a two seat single engine parasol winged monoplane reconnaissance

Heinkel He 49 was a single seat single engine biplane fighter only four built prototype

Heinkel He 50 was a swo seat single engine was a sturdy single bay biplane dive dive bomber, reconnaissance

Heinkel He 51 was a single seat single engine biplane fighter

Heinkel He 59 was a three seat twin engines biplane trainer, transport, torpedo, reconnaissance

Heinkel He 60 was a two seat single engine was a sturdy single bay biplane reconnaissance seaplane

Heinkel He 61 was the export version of the He 45

Heinkel He 63 was a two seat single engine biplane trainer land and seaplane variants built only two built

Heinkel He 64 was a two seat single engine low wing monoplane of 1932 only seven built

Heinkel He 70 Blitz (Lightning) was a two seat single engine low wing monoplane transport bomber

Heinkel He 71 was a single seat single engine sports cabin monoplane of 1933

Heinkel He 72 Kadett (Cadet) was a two seat single engine single bay biplane staggered single bay biplane wing, a strut braced tail unit trainer

Heinkel He 74 was a single seat single engine fighter advanced trainer 1933 only eight prototypes built

Heinkel He 100 was a single seat single engine monoplane fighter

Heinkel He 111 was a four seat twin engines asymmetric glazed nose transport and medium bomber

Heinkel He 112 was a single seat single engine low wing monoplane with an inverted gull wing fighter

Heinkel He 113 was the original designation of the He 100

Heinkel He 114 was a two seat single engine biplane had an all metal fuselage and single step twin floats shipboard reconnaissance

Heinkel He 115 was a three seat twin engine twin float seaplane was an all metal construction mid wing monoplane torpedo bomber, transport reconnaissance, transport

Heinkel He 116 was a four seat four engines monoplane transport, reconnaissance

Heinkel He 118 was a two seat single engine low wing dive bomber to same specification as Ar 81, Ha 137 and Ju 87 1936 only thirteen built prototype

Heinkel He 119 was a two seat twin engine low wing fast reconnaissance aircraft or bomber single airscrew with shaft through glazed nose only eight built prototype

Heinkel He 120 was a large seaplane project

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

Heinkel He 170 was the export version for Hungary

Heinkel He 172 was the improved version of the He 72 trainer biplane 1934 only two built prototype

Heinkel He 174 Project

Heinkel He 176 was a single seat single rocket engine experimental aircraft prototype

Heinkel He 177 Greife (Griffon) was a five seat twin engines mid wing monoplane with semi circular section fuselage and square tail surfaces long range bomber

Heinkel He 178 was a single seat single turbojet shoulder wing monoplane prototype

Heinkel He 219 Uhu (Owl) was a two seat twin engines shoulder wing cantilever monoplane with under slung engines and a retractable nosewheel undercarriage night fighter

Heinkel He 270 was a two seat single engine low wing monoplane light bomber reconnaissance

Heinkel He 274 was a four seat four engine mid wing monoplane high altitude heavy bomber

Heinkel He 277 was a seven seat four engines four engines variant of He 177 bomber reconnaissance

Heinkel He 280 was a single seat twin turbojets all metal mid wing monoplane fighter only nine prototypes built

Heinkel He 319 was a twin engine night fighter project based on the He 219 but with a single fin and rudder abandoned in favour of He 419

Heinkel He 343 Strabo was a four engine jet propelled general purpose medium bomber project

Heinkel He 419 was a twin engine night fighter developed from the He 219 with enlarged wing only seven built prototype

Heinkel He 519 was a high speed bomber developed from the He 119 prototype 1944

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Aircraft Engines

Heinkel HeS 3B

Heinkel HeS 3B turbojet engine producing up to 450 kg of thrust
Heinkel He 178

Heinkel HeS 8A

Heinkel HeS 8A turbojets producing up to 750 kg of thrust
Heinkel He 280

Heinkel HeS 011

Heinkel HeS 011 turbojet engine producing up to kg of thrust
Focke-Wulf Ta 183


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Major Internal Projects

Heinkel P.1041 Original designation of He 177
Heinkel P.1054 Transport
Heinkel P.1060 Original designation of He 219
Heinkel P.1062 Fighter
Heinkel P.1063 Bomber
Heinkel P.1064 Long range bomber
Heinkel P.1065 General purpose aircraft
Heinkel P.1066 General purpose aircraft
Heinkel P.1068 Predecessor of He 343 jet bomber
Heinkel P.1069 Fighter
Heinkel P.1070 Flying wing
Heinkel P.1071 Asymmetric fighter
Heinkel P.1072 Bomber
Heinkel P.1073 He 162 predecessor
Heinkel P.1074 Fighter
Heinkel P.1075 Coupled Do 335, developed into Do 635
Heinkel P.1076 Fighter with contra rotating airscrews and swept forward wing
Heinkel P.1077 Julia rocket propelled fighter
Heinkel P.1078 tailless jet fighter
Heinkel P.1079 Jet propelled heavy night fighter
Heinkel P.1080 tailless fighter

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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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