The Junkers Ju 287 was the first jet bomber to fly.
The Junkers Ju 287 had two engines under the wing and two on the sides of the fuselage near the cockpit.
The wings swept forward 25°.
The Junkers Ju 287 prototype first flew on August 16, 1944, by Flugkapitän Siegfried Holzbauer at Brandis. Seventeen test flights were conducted when the project was cancelled until March 1945 when it was started again.
Junkers Ju 287 V1: The fuselage was from a He 177. Used a tail unit from a Ju 388. Main wheels from a Ju 352. Used a nose wheel from a B-24.
Junkers Ju 287 V2: Six jets.
Junkers Ju 287 V3: Could carry 8,818 lb / 4,000 kg in bombs. Defensive armament was in the tail.