What was the name of the New Amerika Bomber?
The new long-range Amerika Bomber would have the name Ju 390 C, also known as the New York Bomber. It boasted a longer fuselage for a more massive payload. An increased wingspan would carry six engines.
What was the name of the German bomber?
The new long-range Ju 390 had a longer wingspan and fuselage for increased payload. As far as the Allies were aware, only two Ju 390 prototypes existed, the V1 and V2. The V1 was successful in its test flights, and the Air Ministry ordered 26 additional planes.
What did Germany plan to do with the Amerika Bomber?
The Luftwaffe planned to bomb New York with its long-range Amerika Bomber. Junkers, a major producer of German aircraft, used their expertise to build a successor to the Ju 290 for the Amerika Bomber project.
When did the US start using bomber aircraft?
U.S. Army Aircraft 1908–1946. Michael J.H. Taylor, ed (1991). Jane’s American Fighting Aircraft of the 20th Century. New York, NY: Mallard Press. ISBN 978-0-7924-5627-8. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Bomber aircraft of the United States.
What was the purpose of the Amerika Bomber?
The Amerika-Bomber project was an initiative of the German Reichsluftfahrtministerium, to obtain a long-range strategic bomber for the Luftwaffe that would be capable of striking the continental United States from Germany, a distance of about 5,800 km (3,600 mi).
When was the Amerika Bomber project plan completed?
The Amerika-Bomber Project plan was completed on April 27, 1942 and submitted to Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring on May 12, 1942. The 33 page long plan was discovered in Potsdam by Olaf Groehler, a German historian.
Where can I find list of American bomber aircraft?
Jane’s American Fighting Aircraft of the 20th Century. New York, NY: Mallard Press. ISBN 978-0-7924-5627-8. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Bomber aircraft of the United States. This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia ( view authors) .