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 Lieutenant) November 03, 2016

Rare footage of a World War Two German ME-262 prototype aircraft conduct a take-off. The Messerschmitt Me 262 'Schwalbe' was the world's first operational jet-powered fighter aircraft. Design work started before World War II began, but engine problems prevented the aircraft from attaining...read more

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Germany's Messerschmitt Me 262 was by far the fastest fighter of World War II. In addition to its Jumo 004 turbojet powerplants, its swept wings were a further innovation that made the Me 262 one of the most extraordinary designs of World War II. The Me 262 A-1a achieved the incredible speed...read more

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 Lieutenant) May 04, 2016

Footage from film "Red Tails": The Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe ("Swallow") was a German aircraft, the world's first operational jet-powered fighter aircraft. It was produced in World War II and saw action starting in 1944 as a multi-role fighter/bomber/reconnaissance/interceptor warplane for...read more

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 HQ Batallón) January 19, 2015

World War II Mustang Ace Clayton Kelly Gross, 355thFS, 354th FG, shares his encounter with a Luftwaffe pilot flying ... a Messerschmitt Bf-109. Gross finished the war with six aerial victories his final victory over an ME 262. The world's first operational jet aircraft.

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