|Type||Jet Propelled Aircraft|
|Place of origin||Nazi Germany|
|Used by||Nazi Germany|
|4 MG-131 Machine Guns|
|1 20mm MG FF Cannon|
|Engine||1 HeS 3 turbojet|
4.4 kN Thrust
|Flight ceiling||10,000 m|
The HE-178 is a Jet Aircraft developed by Heinkel that the German Reich Air Ministry took Interest in. It was designed as a prototype to test a Jet Engine however, the Luftwaffe ordered construction of the aircraft to begin using a Heinkel HeS Turbojet engine.
- HE-178 - Prototype by Heinkel.
- HE-178 A - Unarmed Training Variant able to Hold A pilot and Instructor.
- HE-178 A/1 - Armed Variant with 4 MG-131s
- He-178 A/2 - Armed Variant with 4 MG-131s and a single MG FF 20mm Cannon.
The HE-178 entered service the Luftwaffe in 1939.