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    bazzaah2 wrote:
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    - Heinkel had some early success with jet (and had a
    - prototype flying by late '41 (type/date anyone?) I
    - think) but, as far as I'm aware, they didn't
    - (couldn't/wouldn't, dunno) meet the LW's bidding
    - process so were at something of a disadvantage to
    - Messerchmit from that political perspective.


    He280

    first flight 2nd April 1941

    Me262 First Flight (Airframe no jets) 4th April 1941
    first flight(with jets) 18th July 1942

    also WTE_Galway wrote:
    -The interesting thing about the LW is all development on ---unusual designs stopped when they lost the war.....

    Apart from the ones the Allies nicked [img]/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif[/img]



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    Bewolf wrote:
    - Hey Gibbage, you are aware the first germen jet, i
    - think it was the HE 178 or something, flew in 1939
    - already?
    - And the Me262 first flew in 1942, design starting
    - even earlier? In a time Germany was far from
    - desperation?


    fluke39 wrote:

    -He280
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    -first flight 2nd April 1941
    -
    -Me262 First Flight (Airframe no jets) 4th April 1941
    -first flight(with jets) 18th July 1942
    -

    you'd be more aware of things too if you read the whole thread

    also i think gibbage was refering to the more radical designs than just jets [img]/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif[/img]





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