Inspiration to the modern stealth bomber, the Horton 229 was ahead of its time
Side view line drawing of Ho229
Horten Ho IX / Horten Ho 229 Jet-Powered Flying Wing.
Photo of the Ho229 from 1944-1945?
No science fiction ... this Nazi UFO actually flew! Shown is a prototype of the Horten Ho 229, sometimes described as "the first stealth jet", a German pure wing fighter/bomber that was built during the last weeks of WWII (1945).
Cool line drawing illustrating the design of the Ho229
Attempt to build a replica of the Ho229
Horten Ho 229
Horten Ho 229 cockpit.