Horten Ho 229

The Horten Ho-IX (often called Gotha Go 229 or Ho 229 due to the identity of the chosen manufacturer of the aircraft) was a late-World War II prototype flying wing fighter/bomber, designed by Reimar and Walter Horten and built by Gothaer Waggonfabrik. It was a personal favorite of German Luftwaffe chief Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring, and was the only aircraft to come close to meeting his infamous "1000, 1000, 1000" performance requirements. The Ho-IX was the final culmination of the Horten flying-wing family.

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