Ekranoplan Casspian The Russian Tank-Ship-Plane. Not exactly a plane but still cool. It flies just over the water because of ground effect. So it can haul a heavy load very efficiently compared to getting it up to altitude. Or floating.
The Blohm & Voss BV 222 Wiking (Viking) was a large, six-engined German flying boat of World War II, and the largest flying boat to achieve operational status during the war. only 13 were flown with 14 to 19 almost complete .most were used in the stra
Messerschmitt Me 264 - only 3 prototypes were built with the intention of flying as far as New York but they had to drop the project to concentrate on fighters. The first flight was in 1942 , the project was cancelled in
Messerschmitt Schwalbe (Swallow) at the Air & Space Museum in Washington D. The worlds' first production jet aircraft produced by Germany near the end of World War II. Also one of the first fighters to feature tricycle gear.
The Horten IX made a few succesfull Test flights powered by a pair of units with trust reduced at the reached but after a new few hours test flight Crashed after one of it;s engines stopt during landing approach
The Arado Ar 232 Tausendfussler was a special beast. World War 2 was a time of rapid advances and development in technology. These technological advances, especially in the areas of weaponry, played a crucial role in determining the outcome of the war.