Today in aviation history – 18th July

On 18th July 1942 was made a first flight of a German fighter Me-262 with jet engines. It was flown by Fritz Wendel. Because of Hitler’s postulate and lack of metals, the mass production started in 1944. Out of 1400 aircrafts only 300 of them were entered into service.

Autor: Redakcja Świat

Redakcja Świat