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==History==
 
==History==
 
Tested at Ford Field as '''FE-612'''.<ref>[https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=GrJR8oQJHc4C&pg=PA250&lpg=PA250&dq=Werk+Nr+290060&source=bl&ots=Kfg36r928B&sig=p-h29TSjCpTNKEy5CkG4URHnFZY&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjbnqSSn7PVAhXFDj4KHRzBDaEQ6AEIKDAA#v=onepage&q=Werk%20Nr%20290060&f=false Google Books]</ref>
 
Tested at Ford Field as '''FE-612'''.<ref>[https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=GrJR8oQJHc4C&pg=PA250&lpg=PA250&dq=Werk+Nr+290060&source=bl&ots=Kfg36r928B&sig=p-h29TSjCpTNKEy5CkG4URHnFZY&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjbnqSSn7PVAhXFDj4KHRzBDaEQ6AEIKDAA#v=onepage&q=Werk%20Nr%20290060&f=false Google Books]</ref>
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[[file:FE-612-23275307.jpg|thumb|300px|He 219 FE-612 at Wright Field]]
 
 
The aircraft's ultimate fate is unknown<ref name="Wikipedia He 219" />, 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.<ref>http://www.indianamilitary.org/FreemanAAF/Documents/Un-Salvagable/Un-Salvagable-s.pdf</ref>
 
The aircraft's ultimate fate is unknown<ref name="Wikipedia He 219" />, 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.<ref>http://www.indianamilitary.org/FreemanAAF/Documents/Un-Salvagable/Un-Salvagable-s.pdf</ref>
   

Latest revision as of 19:53, 27 October 2020

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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