Messerschmitt  Bf 162
Type WerkNr. Registration History
V1 817 D-AIXA First flight 26/2 1937. Scrapped after trials
V2 818 D-AOBE First flight 31/10 1937. Used for towing the Me 163A at Augsburg
V3 819 D-AOVI First flight 7/7 1938. Delivered to Rechlin
V4 - V 5     Not finished, parts were used in the Bf 110C production 

Planned in the 1937/38 purchasing program : 65 aircraft , cancelled. RLM preferred the Ju 88 because of the high production pressure on Messerschmitt (Bf 109, Bf 110). Material for these machines were used in the Bf 110 production.

Type V1, V2  3-seat fast medium bomber V3
Engine 2 Daimler-Benz DB 600D 2 Daimler-Benz DB 601A
Dimensions Length 12.30 m, height 4.12 m, span 16.20 m, wingarea 38.5 m2
Weights Empty 4360 kg, flying weight 6280 kg  
Performance Max. speed 426 km/h at sea level, 480 km/h at 3400 m, max. cont. cruising speed 426 km/h at 3400 m, range 780 km, initial climb 9.0 m/sec.  
Armament (Proposed) 2 MG 15 and a bombload of max. 1000 kg