This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
One-half left rear view of a captured Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a (USAF designation FE-107) on the ground at Wright Field. A crewman is in the cockpit, and another crewman sits on the fuselage forward of the cockpit. July 26, 1945. Original caption: "German Messerschmitt ME 262, FE 107, details, at Vandalia 7-26-1945.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aeronautics, Military
- Airplanes, Military
- Messerschmitt 262 (Jet fighter plane)
- Military Aircraft
- World War, 1939-1945