Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Photo copies of German schematic drawings and a photo of components of the the Messerschmitt Me 262. From upper left, "Bugfederbein - Schnitt" ("Nose wheel strut - section"); "Restabdeckung" ("Landing gear cover"?); "Querruder" ("Ailerons"); "Hh̲en - u. Seitenleitwerk" ("Vertical stabilizer").

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Airplanes, Military
  • Engineering drawings
  • Messerschmitt 262 (Jet fighter plane)
  • Military Aircraft
  • World War, 1939-1945

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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United States Air Force



Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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