Messerschmitt Me 262A-1a Schwalbe (US Captured, Flight Testing); Schleeh, Russ (MAJ). [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Right side view from above of first US captured Messerschmitt Me 262A-1 in flight near Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio, piloted by Major Russ Schleeh during a flight test circa 1945-1946. Note Lockheed P-38 Lightning in flight in center background.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Airplanes
  • World War, 1939-1945

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

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Date

1945-1946

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-90-13117

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