Heinkel He 162 Survivors

  • A He 162 A-2 (Werk Nummer 120227) of JG 1 is on display at the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon.
  • A He 162 A-2 (Werk Nummer 120077) is currently owned by the Planes of Fame Museum and on static display Chino, California.Rumor has it this aircraft was for sale and was purchased by a German museum. This aircraft was sent to the USA in 1945 where it got the designation FE-489 (Foreign Equipment 489) and later T-2-489[1].
  • A He 162 A-2 (Werk Nummer 120230), thought to have been flown by Oberst Herbert Ihlefeld of 1./JG 1, is currently owned by the U.S. National Air and Space Museum. This He 162 is currently fitted with the tail unit from Werk Nummer 120222
  • Two He 162 A-2s (Werk Nummer 120086 and 120076 were owned by Canada Aviation Museum, 120086 is disassembled and only accessible to the public on a limited basis. Werk Nummer 120076 was traded to Aero Vintage in the UK for a Bristol Fighter (G-AANM, D-7889) in December 2006. Investigations are currently being made into the practicality of an airworthy restoration of Werk Nummer 120076. Aircraft in Profile 203 reports both aircraft as having being refurbished in Canada in the 1960s.[2]
  • A He 162 A-1 (Werk Nummer 120235) is displayed hanging from the ceiling of The Imperial War Museum in
    Wk. Nr. 120235, Imperial War Museum, London.jpg
    Wk. Nr. 120235, Imperial War Museum, London
    London (shown above).

  • A He 162 A-2 (Werk Nummer 120015) formerly of III./JG1, is currently under restoration at the Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace, near Paris, France.
  • A He 162 is rumoured to be in storage of the Smithsonian Museum (Werk Nummer 120222), Air Force number T-2-504)[3].


  • He 162, Wings of Eagles Discovery Center, Big Flats, New York, USA,

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  1. Maloney 1965
  2. Smith & Conway 1972, p. 12.
  3. Maloney 1965
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