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History[]

Tested at Ford Field as FE-612.[3]

He 219 FE-612 at Wright Field

The aircraft's ultimate fate is unknown[2], but is as claimed as 'unsalvageable' on 17 January 1947 due to its hydraulic system, though having been installed, was not operational; The landing gear not installed and finally the engines, though having been installed, were not operational either.[4]

Notes[]

  1. Number 15 painted on the prop blades indicates 'FE-612/Werknummer 290060,' which was shipped to the US as aircraft number 15 on HMS Reaper.[1]
  2. Planned three-seat night fighter - prototypes built from A-2 airframes.[2]

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