Britain, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Norway (15, 6 He 115A-2), and Sweden (10 He 115A-2) used the He 115.
The He 115V1 prototype was able to set eight speed records for its class in 1938/ March 20, 1938. The He 115's average speed over the course was 200 mph.
In 1938 He 115A-1s joined the Luftwaffe.
Mine laying in English waters
The Kustenfliegergruppen 106, 506, and 906 were equipped with the He 115B-2 and were used to mine English waters. 33 He 115s were lost in mine laying operations.
Battling the Convoys
During 1942 the KuFlGr 406 was used to attack the North Cape PQ convoys.
The British used He 115s that were originally used by Norway. These were two He 115A-2s and a He 115B-1.