Model, Missile, Ramjet, German


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:

This is a model of unknown scale of an experimental Nazi ramjet missile. Ramjets, like the pulse jets that powered the V-1 missiles, are air-breathing propulsion systems. The Nazis experimented with both ramjet-powered missiles and aircraft, but no such vehicles ever saw operational use.

C.L. Zakhartchenko built and donated this model to the Museum in 1970.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of C.L. Zakhartchenko


Wood, paint, metal


Approximate: 10.16 x 39.37 x 35.56cm (4in. x 1ft 3 1/2in. x 1ft 2in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America


MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Inventory Number


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