Bf 165
Role Long-range bomber
Manufacturer Messerschmitt
Status project only
Number built 0 (one mockup)

The Messerschmitt Bf 165 was a German long-range bomber project. There is very little info published about the Bf 165, but it is known that wind tunnel testing of the aircraft began in 1937. A full-scale mockup of the aircraft was constructed for display to the Reichsführer in 1937.[1] The Bf 165 was to have a top speed of 600 km/h and a range of 6000 km with a 1000 kg bombload.[2]


  1. ^ Peters, Klaus; Ebert, Hans J.; Kaiser, Johann B. (1992). Willy Messerschmitt, Pionier der Luftfahrt und des Leichtbaues : eine Biographie. Bonn: Bernard & Graefe. ISBN 9783763761036.
  2. ^ "Messerschmitt Bf 165".