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 "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 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

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

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

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

He_162_Salamander_worldwartwo.filminspector.com_14 BMW.003 E-1 Jet engine of the Heinkel He 162 Volksjager (People’s Fighter) aircraft.

He_162_Salamander_worldwartwo.filminspector.com_14 BMW.003 E-1 Jet engine of the 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. 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.

Heinkel He 162 prototype profiles looking surprisingly similar to the much-later Fairchild-Republic A-10 Warthog.

Heinkel He 162 prototype profiles looking surprisingly similar to the much-later Fairchild-Republic A-10 Warthog.

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

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

The Heinkel He 162 Volksjäger (German, "People's Fighter")

The Heinkel He 162 Volksjäger (German, "People's Fighter")

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