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Messerschmitt Me-262A-2a Schwalbe C/N 112372

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Latest photos of 112372
  • 112372 - Messerschmitt Me 262A-2a at the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon during the 'Wings of the Eagle exhibition 1976 - by Ingo Warnecke by Ingo Warnecke
  • 112372 @ EGWC - RAF Museum Cosford - by vickersfour by vickersfour @ EGWC
  • 112372 - Preserved inside London - RAF Hendon Museum - by Shunn311 by Shunn311
  • 112372 @ HENDON - Messerschmitt Me-262A-2a Schwalbe at The RAF Museum, Hendon in June 2008. - by Malcolm Clarke by Malcolm Clarke @ HENDON

Airframe Info

Model:Me-262A-2a Schwalbe    Search all Messerschmitt Me-262A-2a Schwalbe
Year built:0000
Construction Number (C/N):112372
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing multi engine
Number of Seats:1
Number of Engines:2
Engine Type:Turbojet
Engine Manufacturer and Model:Junkers Jumo 004


Registration Number:112372
Current Status:Preserved


Owner:RAF Museum, Hendon
United Kingdom

User Comments

Malcolm Clarke - Admin, 2013-09-25 15:22:04
 Schwalbe W.Nr. 112372 was assembled in March 1945 at Leipheim and on 24th delivered to Jagdgeschwader 7 "Nowotny" as one of 89 new Me262s delivered to this unit that month. On 8th May 1945 flown from Zatec airfield in Czechoslovakia to Fassberg for surrender to British forces. In June 1945 was ferried to UK, tested at Farnborough and Brize Norton, in September alloted RAF serial VK893. Later transfered to Cranwell and than changed Gaydon, Finninley, Hendon, Cosford, St. Athan. In 2003 was repainted into markings of "yellow 4" at Cosford and in July transported by road to RAF Museum Hendon.