The Heinkel He 280 was the next step up from the He 178. It started development in the summer of 1939. Development continued until 1944 when it was abandoned.
The He 280 had triangle landing gear.
The Heinkel He 280 first flew on April 2, 1941 / August 2, 1941.
When the He 280 V1 broke up in flight the test pilot Schenk survived by using the ejector seat for the first time ever.