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MESSERSCHMITT Me.262 HG III NIGHT FIGHTER
1945
 
NIGHT FIGHTER - CONCEPT
 
     
 
 
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DATA
 
 
MESSERSCHMITT Me.262 HG III NIGHT FIGHTER
 (PERFORMANCE DATA ESTIMATED)
CLASSIFICATION
CLASS :
 NIGHT FIGHTER - CONCEPT
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN :
 GERMANY
MANUFACTURER :
 MESSERSCHMITT AG
FIRST FLIGHT :
 --
SERVICE DELIVERY :
 NONE
NUMBER BUILT :
 0 - (February 12th, 1945 - Concept Proposal Only)
   
SPECIFICATION
SPAN :
 36 ft 8-1/2 in (11.20 m)
LENGTH :
 38 ft 4-1/2 in (11.70 m)
HEIGHT :
 11 ft 8-1/2 in (3.58 m)
WING AREA :
 308 sq ft (28.7 m sq)
WEIGHT EMPTY :
 11,164 lbs (5064 kg)
WEIGHT LOADED :
 17,791 lbs (8070 kg)
WEIGHT MAX :
 20,074 lbs (9106 kg)
ARMAMENT :
 4 x 30mm MK 108 Cannons in Nose;
 
 2 x 30mm MK 108 Upward-Firing Cannons Aft of Cabin
BOMB LOAD :
 2 x 1,102 lbs (500 kg) of Bombs or External Fuel Tanks
POWER PLANT :
 2 x Heinkel HeS 011A Turbojet Engines, Rated at 2,865 lbs
 
 (1300 kP) Static Thrust OR 2 x Heinkel HeS 011B Turbojet Engines
 
 Rated at 3,306 lbs (1500 kP) Static Thrust
CREW :
 2 or 3 - Pilot, Radar Operator, and Navigator (Optional)
 
 
PERFORMANCE
MAXIMUM SPEED :
 599 mph (965 km/h) at 23,000-26,250 ft (7000-8000 m)
CRUISING SPEED :
 --
LANDING SPEED :
 --
CLIMB RATE :
 77 ft/sec (23.5 m/sec); To 32,800 ft (10000) in 11.5 min
RANGE :
 Endurance of 2.3 hrs at 32,800 ft (10000 m);
 
 4 hrs at 39,400 ft (12000 m) wih External Fuel Tanks
SERVICE CEILING :
 39,400 ft (12000 m)
 
 
 
 
REFERENCES
 
 

Schick, Walter & Meyer, Ingolf; Luftwaffe Secret Projects Fighters 1939-1945. England:Midland Publishing Limited. 1994, 1997. ISBN 1-85780-052-4.

 
 
     
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