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Arado E.580
Arado Entwurf 580 (Replica) (31210544778).jpg
Role Jet fighter project
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Arado Flugzeugwerke
Number built Not produced

The Arado E.580 was a German World War II jet fighter design. Based on a design from 1943, the E.580 was then altered for the Volksjäger competition.

Design

It had a single BMW 003A-1 engine above the fuselage, with the intake partially obstructed by the canopy. It had two MG 151/20 or MK 108 cannons in the nose.

Replica

An exhibit on display at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia is claimed to be a replica.[1]

References

  1. ^ Tomás Del Coro. "Arado Entwurf 580 (Replica)". Military Aviation Museum, Virginia Beach. Retrieved 2018-08-21 – via flickr.