A robust network of welded steel tubing frames the right outer edge of the Horten H IX V3 center section. Behind the tubing lies a maze of plumbing for one of the Jumo 004 jet engines, the fuel system, and other equipment (Melvin Wachowiak /Smithsonian MCI photo).
Image Number: WEB12024-2011
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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