DFS 346

German experimental aircraft with two 4400kg Walter rocket engines, swept wings and a prone pilot position. It had an estimated top speed of Mach 2.6 at 30500m. Reportedly, the incomplete prototype was captured by the USSR in 1945 and flown in 1947, with one of the original interned B-29's as launch aircraft and a German pilot.

See DFS-346 technical data on Emmanuel Gustin Page

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