Messerschmitt  Bf 161
Type WerkNr. Registration History
V1 811 D-AABA First flight 9/31938, pilot Dr. Würster. In the end of 1939 delivered to Rechlin
V2 812 D-AOFI First flight 30/8 1938. Used for towing the Me 163A at Augsburg, later delivered to Peenemünde-West for the same purpose.

 

Type V1 2-3 seat reconnaissance aircraft V2 2-3 seat  reconnaissance aircraft
Engine 2 Junkers Jumo 210 2 Daimler-Benz DB 600Aa
Dimensions Length 12.85 m, height, span 16.69 m, wingarea 38.5 m2 Length 12.85 m, height, span 16.69 m, wingarea 38.5 m2
Weights Empty , flying weight 4890 kg Empty , flying weight 4890 kg
Performance Max. speed 440 km/h at 4000 m, service ceiling 8100 m