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Heinkel P.1080
Role tailless jet fighter project
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Heinkel
Number built 0

The Heinkel P.1080 was a proposed Emergency Fighter powered by two ramjet engines.[1]

Specifications (Heinkel P.1080A)[edit | edit source]

Data from [2]

General characteristics

  • Length: 8 m (26 ft 3 in)
  • Wingspan: 9 m (29 ft 6 in)
  • Wing area: 41.5 m2 (447 sq ft)
  • Gross weight: 9,300 kg (20,503 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Lorin-Rohr ramjets, 18.639 kN (4,190 lbf) thrust each
  • Powerplant: 4 × booster powder rockets, 9.81 kN (2,210 lbf) thrust each 12 second burn for take-off and main engine ignition

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 1,015 km/h (631 mph; 548 kn)

Armament

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Johnson, Dan. "Heinkel He P.1080 Luft '46 entry". http://www.luft46.com/heinkel/hep1080.html. 
  2. Nowarra, Heinz J. (1993) (in German). Die Deutsche Luftruestung 1933-1945 Vol.2 - Flugzeugtypen Erla-Heinkel. Koblenz: Bernard & Graefe Verlag. pp. 258–259. ISBN 3-7637-5464-4. 

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