Heinkel He 231
|Heinkel He 231|
|He 231 Concept VTOL second iteration|
|Role||VTOL jet fighter project|
|National origin||West Germany|
|Developed into||EWR VJ 101[dubious ]|
The Heinkel He 231 (VJ 101A)[dubious ] was the name for the design of a VTOL fighter aircraft of the German manufacturer Heinkel in the 1950s in West Germany, which was supposed to solve the problem of West Germanys airfield vulnerability to Soviet attack.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Evolution einer Idee: Heinkels Senkrechtstarter-Projekt He 231". Klassiker der Luftfahrt. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
- "Microsoft PowerPoint - IPLC German VSTOL Brief.ppt" (PDF). Retrieved 2018-12-24.
- "Germany's Failed Attempts to Build a Cold War Jump Jet".
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