Heinkel He 219 Uhu

Night Fighter

Heinkel He 219A Uhu Luftwaffe, 290202, National Air and Space Museum (Udvar Hazy © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Heinkel He 219 Uhu is a twin-engine two-seat night fighter aircraft produced by the German manufacturer Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke AG.
Propulsion2 Piston Engines
Engine ModelDaimler-Benz DB 603G-V
Engine Power (each)1417 kW1900 hp
max. Cruise Speed630 km/h340 kts
  391 mph
Speed670 km/h362 kts
  417 mph
Service Ceiling12.700 m41.667 ft
Rate of climb552 m/min1811 ft/min
Range1.550 km837 NM
963 mi.
Empty Weight11.200 kg24.692 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight15.300 kg33.731 lbs
Wing Span18,50 m60 ft 8 in
Wing Area44,5 m479 ft
Length15,54 m50 ft 12 in
Height4,10 m13 ft 5 in
First Flight15.11.1942
Production Statusout of production
Total Production> 280
Data for (Version)Heinkel He 219A-7/R1 Uhu

[Photo-ID: 10284] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Heinkel He 219A Uhu, Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht), 290202, c/n 290202, Karsten Palt, 2014Heinkel
He 219A Uhu
Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht)
Reg.: 290202
c/n: 290202
last surviving He 219, to be completed in the next few years
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]