Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
He 162 - Base Model Designation
He 162 A-0 - Preproduction Aircraft totaling 10 examples.
He 162 A-1 - Fitted with 2 x 30mm MK 108 cannons.
He 162 A-2 - Fitted with 2 x 20mm MG 151/20 cannons; increased ammunition space.
He 162 A-3 - Proposed model with redesigned nose fitted with 2 x 30mm MK 108 cannons.
He 162 A-8 - Fitted with Jumo 004D-4 engine
He 162 B-1 - Proposed model; to be fitted with Heinkel-Hirth HeS 011A turbojet engine; elongated fuselage and additional wingspan; improved range and fuel space; 2 x 30mm MK 108 cannons.
He 162C - Proposed Model; based on He 162 B-1 model; Vee-tail; fitted with 2 x MK 108 cannons.
He 162D - Proposed Model; designed with forward-swept wing assembly.
He 162E - Based on the He 162A model; fitted with BMW 003R powerplant featuring liquid-fuel rocket booster; single prototype example.
He 162S - Engine-less Two-Seat Trainer Conversion to be used operated as a glider.