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Heinkel He 178 was the world's first aircraft to fly under turbojet power, and the first practical jet aircraft. It was a private venture by the German Heinkel company in accordance with director Ernst Heinkel's emphasis on developing technology for high-speed flight. It first flew on 27 August 1939, piloted by Erich Warsitz

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Heinkel He 178 was the world's first aircraft to fly under turbojet power, and the first practical jet aircraft. It was a private venture by the German Heinkel company in accordance with director Ernst Heinkel's emphasis on developing technology for high-speed flight. It first flew on 27 August 1939, piloted by Erich Warsitz

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August 27, 1939 The maiden flight of the Heinkel He 178, piloted by company test pilot Erich Warsitz, it is the world's first aircraft to fly under turbojet power, and the first practical jet aircraft.

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The Heinkel He 178 was the world's first aircraft to fly under turbojet power, and the first practical jet aircraft. It was a private venture by the German Heinkel company in accordance with director Ernst Heinkel's emphasis on developing technology for high-speed flight. It first flew on 27 August 1939, piloted by Erich Warsitz. This flight had been preceded by a short hop three days earlier.

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Heinkel He 178: Der Düsenjet wird 75!

HEINKEL HE 178 Der Düsenjet wird 75! Vor 75 Jahren absolvierte das erste Düsenflugzeug der Welt seinen Jungfernflug

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Пионеры: человек и самолет. Ханс-Иоахим Пабст фон Охайн и экспериментальный самолет Heinkel He 178. Германия

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