Heinkel He 100


Heinkel He 100 Luftwaffe Replica  Planes of Fame Museum Chino, CA © Karsten Palt
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The Heinkel He 100 is a single-engine single-seat fighter aircraft produced by the German manufacturer Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke AG.
As the Luftwaffe did not take over the He 100, Heinkel tried to export the He 100. ThreeHe 100D-0 were sold to the Japanese Navy and six to the Soviet Union. The remaining aircraft were used as defence fighter for the Heinkel plant in Rostock Marienehe.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelDaimler-Benz DB 601M
Engine Power865 kW1160 hp
Speed670 km/h362 kts
  417 mph
Service Ceiling9.890 m32.447 ft
Range1.000 km540 NM
621 mi.
Empty Weight2.070 kg4.564 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.500 kg5.516 lbs
Wing Span9,42 m30 ft 11 in
Wing Area14,5 m156 ft
Length8,19 m26 ft 10 in
Height2,50 m8 ft 2 in
First Flight22.01.1938
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1938-1940
Total Production24
Data for (Version)Heinkel He 100D-1