Messerschmitt Me 262
Germany's first operational Jet fighter.
Messerschmitt Me-262B-1A Schwalbe 110639 / 35 (cn 110639) two-seater trainer version was captured intact in Northern Germany and after WWII sent to the Armament Test Division, NAS Patuxent River for tests and evaluation. Later she was used as the template for reverse engineering newbuild machines on the the 'Me-262 Project'. In return she was restored and displayed at the National Naval Aviation Museum.photo :Alastair T. Gardiner - WorldAirImages
Me 262 V056 Nachtjager W.Nr. 170056 with FuG218 radar. V056 built as a single-seat night interceptor. This configuration didn't go into production though the two-seat Me 262B was found to be a better platform with an operator focused on the radar and the pilot focused on the world outside.