Messerschmitt Me 264 “Amerika Bomber”

O Amerika Bomber era equipado com quatro motores radiais BMW, cada com hp

Messerschmitt Me 264 – “Amerika” Bomber, 1942 The Messerschmitt Me 264 was designed from the beginning as part of the “Amerika bomber” project. It’s goal was to be able to carry a small load to the United States but also to support U-boat operations far into the Atlantic.

Messerschmitt Me 264 - only 3 prototypes were built with the intention of flying as far as New York but they had to drop the project to concentrate on fighters. The first flight was in 1942 , the project was cancelled in

Messerschmitt Me 264 Amerika bomber, 1942-The Me 264 was designed from the beginning as part of the “Amerika bomber” project. It’s goal was to be able to carry a small load to the United States but also to support U-boat operations far into the Atlantic.  The Amerika Bomber was a project to obtain a long-range strategic bomber for the Luftwaffe that would be capable of striking the contiguous United States from Germany, a distance of about 5,800 km (3,600 mi).

Messerschmitt Me 264 Amerika bomber, its objective: being able to strike continental USA from Germany, 1942

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Focke-Wulf Ta 400.  The Focke-Wulf Ta 400 was a large six-engined bomber design developed in Nazi Germany in 1943 by Focke-Wulf as a serious contender for the Amerika Bomber project. One of the first aircraft to be developed from components from multiple countries, it was also one of the most advanced Focke-Wulf designs of World War II, though it never progressed beyond a wind tunnel model.

Focke-Wulf Ta 400. The Focke-Wulf Ta 400 was a large six-engined bomber design developed in Nazi Germany in 1943 by Focke-Wulf as a serious contender for the Amerika Bomber project. One of the first aircraft to be developed from components from multiple countries, it was also one of the most advanced Focke-Wulf designs of World War II, though it never progressed beyond a wind tunnel model.

Messerschmitt Me 264 Amerika Bomber (Luftwaffe Projekt P.1075)

Messerschmitt Me 264 Amerika Bomber (Luftwaffe Projekt

Messerschmitt Me 264 – “Amerika” Bomber, 1942 The Messerschmitt Me 264 was designed from the beginning as part of the “Amerika bomber” project. It’s goal was to be able to carry a small load to the United States but also to support U-boat operations far into the Atlantic. http://rarehistoricalphotos.com/messerschmitt-264-objective-able-strike-continental-usa-germany-1942/

The Me 264 bomber’s cockpit – this plane was designed to be capable of bombing New York and return to Germany. The end of the war prevented this from happening. German World War 2 planes - World War 2 Planes

Never-build German heavy bomber concepts, all created for the Amerika Bomber project. Notice how many of these designs bear resemblance to subsequent early cold war models from America and Britain:

original caption reads "Never-build German heavy bomber concepts, all created for the Amerika Bomber project. Notice how many of these designs bear resemblance to subsequent early cold war models from America and Britain.

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