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==History==
 
==History==
Believed to have been operated by 10/NJG.11, 110165 was surrendered to the RAF at Schleswig-Jägel, Germany, in May 1945, marked '''USA 2''' and named “What was it?” for supply to USAAF. Transferred to Watson’s Whizzers as Watson Whizzer 101 and serialed '''FE-109''', the aircraft was passed to the US Navy Armament Test Division, NAS Patuxent River, MD, in Dec 1945 and allocated '''BuAer.No.121441'''. 110165 was eventually scrapped at NAS Anacostia, DC, during November 1946.
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Believed to have been operated by 10/NJG.11, 110165 was surrendered to the RAF at Schleswig-Jägel, Germany, in May 1945, marked '''USA 2''' and named “What was it?” for supply to USAAF. Transferred to Watson’s Whizzers as Watson Whizzer 101 and serialed '''FE-109''', the aircraft was passed to the US Navy Armament Test Division, NAS Patuxent River, MD, in Dec 1945 and allocated '''BuAer.No.121441'''. 110165 was eventually scrapped at NAS Anacostia, DC, during November 1946.
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file:95708394 3222171514483275 1709968214458368000 o.jpg|Clearly 'USA 2', not USA3 as some sources have it.
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file:USA-101--Me-262--What-was-it---cropped.jpg|"What was it ?" as applied by the RAF
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[[Category:Messerschmitt Me 262]]
 
[[Category:Messerschmitt Me 262]]
 
[[Category:USA Coded Aircraft]]
 
[[Category:USA Coded Aircraft]]

Revision as of 21:23, 21 October 2020

History

Believed to have been operated by 10/NJG.11, 110165 was surrendered to the RAF at Schleswig-Jägel, Germany, in May 1945, marked USA 2 and named “What was it?” for supply to USAAF. Transferred to Watson’s Whizzers as Watson Whizzer 101 and serialed FE-109, the aircraft was passed to the US Navy Armament Test Division, NAS Patuxent River, MD, in Dec 1945 and allocated BuAer.No.121441. 110165 was eventually scrapped at NAS Anacostia, DC, during November 1946.