Some origins of German jet power
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Jet engines
BMW 003
Drawing of BMW 003
BMW 003 A-0 with seven-stage axial compressor, annular combustion chamber and single-stage turbine. In mid 1943 this engine attained a thrust of 800 kp.
BMW 003 A
BMW 003 A
BWM 003 A at the Oldtimer Engine Show in ILA 1986 in Hannover.
Ar 234 C
Ar 234 C
Arado Ar 234 C-3 with four BMW 003 A-1 powerplants.
He 162 with BMW 003
He 162
A restored He 162 Salamander with BMW 003.
Junkers Jumo 004
Drawing of Junkers Jumo 004
Eight stage axial-flow compressor of the Jumo 004 with six individual combustion chambers, single-stage axial turbine and adustable thrust needle. More than 6000 of the B-1 and B-4 versions were built in large scale production.
Junkers Jumo 004 Coolant airflow
Coolant flow of Junkers Jumo 004
Coolant airflow through the Jumo 004. Air was shunted off at the fourth and eight compressor stages.
Me 262 with Jumo 004’s
Me 262
An incorrectly painted Me 262 jet fighter, with two Junkers Jumo 004’s.