The Heinkel He Uhu ("Eagle-Owl") was a night fighter that served with the German Luftwaffe in the later stages of World War II. A relatively sophisticated. The Heinkel He was an excellent German night-fighter for its time, limited in part by inherent complexity as well as internal dissension within the German. Heinkel He Uhu. Background. There have been countless occasions when superior combat aircraft have been created because the engineering team was.
The plane that would become the Heinkel He started out in as project P. , a design for a high-speed aircraft that could be used in. He «Uhu». Night fighter. Heinkel. G9+FB was an early HeA-0 model operated by I/NJG 1 from Venlo in Holland in June On 11/12 June, flown by . The Heinkel He was the only German aircraft from WWII built specifically from the ground up as a night fighter. The Northrop P Black Widow was the only.
In , Danish divers pulled the badly corroded wreckage of a Heinkel He from the waters off the Jutland peninsula, where it had been submerged since. Heinkel He with radar device FuG Lichtenstein SN In the year Germany was under pressure on all fronts, even on the so-called home front.