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Hitlers Frankenstien’s monster – the Ju 287 even had parts from two B-24s

Nick Knight

The first V1 prototype had continued on 17 test flights without crashing, yet they all must have been at a slow speed. The test pilot found that the plane was very maneuverable.

In light of the failures of other cutting edge projects, this was not a bad introduction. The flights were enabling sorting out of the jet engine problems.

One of the odd looking Luftwaffe plane to take the blue skies was the Junkers Ju 287.

Model photo Junkers Ju 287 V1 Photo Credit

Model photo Junkers Ju 287 V1 Photo Credit