"The Arado Ar 234 was the world's first operational jet-powered bomber, built by the German Arado company in the closing stages of World War II. Produced in very limited numbers, it was used almost entirely in the reconnaissance role, but in its few uses as a bomber it proved to be nearly impossible to intercept. It was the last Luftwaffe aircraft to fly over England during the war, in April 1945."
Arado Ar 234 Blitz. Ar 234C powered by 4 BMW 003A-1 turbojets in twin engine nacelles.V19 1st variant designated Ar 234C powered by four BMW 003A-1 turbojets in twin engine nacelles. The C-series switched to the BMW engines in order to free up production for the Messerschmitt 262, but the changed improved overall performance with airspeed increasing by 20%. V21 through V30 were also prototypes developed for the C-series.Ar 234C-1 was the reconnaissance version and the C-2 was the bomber