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City / Airport:Washington - Dulles International (KIAD / IAD)Map
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian) - Udvar-Hazy Center
Photo Date:23 September 2019
Photo by:Fergal GoodmanContact
Photo ID:232650Submit Correction
View count: 51
Sole surviving example of the world's first jet bomber. The aircraft carries Walter rocket-assisted take-off bottles on the outer wings.
Registration / Serial:140312
Aircraft Version:Arado Ar-234B-2 Blitz
C/n (msn):140312
Operator / Titles:Germany - Air Force
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles International (KIAD / IAD)Map
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Photo Date:23 September 2019
Photo by:Fergal GoodmanContact
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles International (KIAD / IAD)Map
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian) - Udvar-Hazy Center
Photo Date:23 September 2019
Photo by:Fergal GoodmanContact
Photo ID:232650Submit Correction
View count: 51
Sole surviving example of the world's first jet bomber. The aircraft carries Walter rocket-assisted take-off bottles on the outer wings.
Registration / Serial:140312
Aircraft Version:Arado Ar-234B-2 Blitz
C/n (msn):140312
Operator / Titles:Germany - Air Force
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles International (KIAD / IAD)Map
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Photo Date:23 September 2019
Photo by:Fergal GoodmanContact
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles International (KIAD / IAD)Map
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian) - Udvar-Hazy Center
Photo Date:8 April 2015
Photo by:Alastair T. GardinerContact
Photo ID:59055Submit Correction
View count: 91
The Ar-234 Blitz was the first operational jet bomber and reconnaissance aircraft. It's first combat mission, a reccie over the Allied beachhead in Normandy, took place on 2nd August, 1944. Although less famous than the Me-262, the Ar-234s that reached Luftwaffe units provided excellent service. On display at the Udvar-Hazy Center, this is the sole surviving Ar 234 B-2 and served with bomber unit KG76 from Dec. 1944 to May 1945 when British forces captured it in Norway.
Registration / Serial:140312
Aircraft Version:Arado Ar-234B-2 Blitz
C/n (msn):140312
Operator / Titles:Germany - Air Force
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles International (KIAD / IAD)Map
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Photo Date:8 April 2015
Photo by:Alastair T. GardinerContact
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles International (KIAD / IAD)Map
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian) - Udvar-Hazy Center
Photo Date:8 April 2015
Photo by:Alastair T. GardinerContact
Photo ID:59055Submit Correction
View count: 91
The Ar-234 Blitz was the first operational jet bomber and reconnaissance aircraft. It's first combat mission, a reccie over the Allied beachhead in Normandy, took place on 2nd August, 1944. Although less famous than the Me-262, the Ar-234s that reached Luftwaffe units provided excellent service. On display at the Udvar-Hazy Center, this is the sole surviving Ar 234 B-2 and served with bomber unit KG76 from Dec. 1944 to May 1945 when British forces captured it in Norway.
Registration / Serial:140312
Aircraft Version:Arado Ar-234B-2 Blitz
C/n (msn):140312
Operator / Titles:Germany - Air Force
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles International (KIAD / IAD)Map
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Photo Date:8 April 2015
Photo by:Alastair T. GardinerContact
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles International (KIAD / IAD)Map
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian) - Udvar-Hazy Center
Photo Date:1 May 2016
Photo by:Peter de JongContact
Photo ID:876Submit Correction
View count: 115
The only surviving example of the world's first jet bomber. The aircraft carries Walter rocket-assisted take-off bottles on the outer wings.
Registration / Serial:140312
Aircraft Version:Arado Ar-234B-2 Blitz
C/n (msn):140312
Operator / Titles:Germany - Air Force
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles International (KIAD / IAD)Map
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Photo Date:1 May 2016
Photo by:Peter de JongContact
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles International (KIAD / IAD)Map
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian) - Udvar-Hazy Center
Photo Date:1 May 2016
Photo by:Peter de JongContact
Photo ID:876Submit Correction
View count: 115
The only surviving example of the world's first jet bomber. The aircraft carries Walter rocket-assisted take-off bottles on the outer wings.
Registration / Serial:140312
Aircraft Version:Arado Ar-234B-2 Blitz
C/n (msn):140312
Operator / Titles:Germany - Air Force
City / Airport:Washington - Dulles International (KIAD / IAD)Map
Region / Country:Virginia, United States
Photo Date:1 May 2016
Photo by:Peter de JongContact