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Air Power in World War II: The Arado 243B "Blitz"

October 26, 1993 – August 30, 1994

Air and Space Museum
601 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

Location: Special Exhibits, Gallery 104, 1st Floor, West Wing

The German-built aircraft Arado was the 1st operational jet bomber; however, it entered combat service too late to help Germany's failing fortunes.