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German Balkenkreuz

Germany's Messerschmitt Me 264 bomber

Design

The Messerschmitt Me 264 was designed to be able to fly, and bomb, the United States from Germany.

Defensive armament was at a minimum to make room for fuel.

The Messerschmitt Me 264 never went past the prototype stage.

Specifications

  Messerschmitt Me 264
Engine (Type) 4: BMW 801G
HP 1,700 each
Dimensions  
Span 142'
Length 69'
Performance  
Speed 355 mph

Sources:

  1. World War II Airplanes Volume 1, Enzo Angelucci, Paolo Matricardi, 1976
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site