Messerschmitt P.1101; Heinkel-Hirth 109-011 (HeS 011) Turbojet (Germany, WWII). [digital image]


Collection Item Summary:

Three-quarter right front view of Messerschmitt P.1101 single-seat jet fighter prototype in a hangar at the Messerschmitt complex at Oberammergau, Germany, circa mid 1945, well after capture by American forces. Engine seen in place in the aircraft is a mockup of the Heinkel-Hirth 109-011 (HeS 011) Turbojet planned for the aircraft. Identification on nose of aircraft ("Me - P1101 V1") was likely added by American investigators.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • World War, 1939-1945

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa mid 1945

Repository Loc.

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


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