Air Enthusiast 1972-04
??? - The First Jet Fighter: The story oh the Heinkel He 280
The He 280 V1 being towed off the Marienehe runway by an He 111H for gliding trials.
The He 280 V1 taking-off at Marienehe with uncowled engines for its initial powered flight test on 2 April 1941.
The He 280 V7 as a glider prior to the installation of turbojets in November 1943.
The He 280V3.
The starboard HeS 8A turbojet of the He 280 V3 with forward cowling segments removed.
He 280V1 еще не имел двигателей и летал только на буксире
The He 280 V1 seen at Marienehe in the winter of 1940-1 with dummy engine nacelles for initial gliding trials.
The He 280 V1 being towed off the Marienehe runway by an He 111H for gliding trials.
The He 280 V3 after a forced landing when a turbine blade broke away shortly after take-off.