Following the Messerschmitt Me262, we release a second WWII German jet fighter with theHeinkel He162 Salamander. This truly innovative machine, which firmly established Germanyas possessing the most advanced aviation technology of the time, deserves a high qualityand richly detailed model to do it justice.
About the He162 Salamander While the Heinkel company pioneered jet technology with its successful test flight on August8th, 1938, it lost out to the Messerschmitt Me262 which became the first operational jet fighter.A second chance came in September 1944 when the Luftwaffe requested proposals for asingle-engine jet fighter that was simple to control and produce. Heinkels proposal was chosenbecause it promised a mass producible jet that could be flown by relatively inexperiencedpilots. Rushed from proposal stage to finished prototype in 3 months, the He162 was firstdeployed to a base near the Danish border, but with only 1 month left until the end of the warin Europe, came too late to demonstrate its combat potential.
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