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 Lieutenant) November 01, 2016

The Me 262, however, had moderate success against the B-17 late in the war. With its usual nose-mounted armament of four MK 108 cannons, and with some examples later equipped with the R4M rocket, launched from underwing racks, it could fire from outside the range of the bombers' .50 in (12.7 mm...read more

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 Lieutenant) March 11, 2015

The Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe (German: "Swallow") was the world's first operational turbojet 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 the Luftwaffe. German pilots nicknamed it the...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 25, 2015

The Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe ("Swallow") 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 operational status with the Luftwaffe until mid-1944. Compared with Allied...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 15, 2015

On 23 october 2014, members of the Museum Deelen Airbase found a Messerschmitt 262 in a farm field near Deelen airfield (Arnhem, The Netherlands). This 262 was shot down on the 12 of september 1944 near the village Elden. The pilot Uffz. Schauder was killed. The germans took the wreckage to...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 12, 2015

Eighth Air Force attacks several German Luftwaffe Messerschmitt ME-163 rocket propelled and Messerschmitt ME-262 jet propelled fighter aircraft.

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 Lieutenant) December 10, 2014

Documentary combining archive footage and colour re-enactments to chronicle the desperate race between the Nazis and Allies to create the first jet-powered plane and win the battle for aerial supremacy during World War Two. While Britain's leading engineer Frank Whittle had to struggle against...read more

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