Horten Ho X Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1944
Type: Flying Wing Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
National Origin: Nazi Germany
Manufacturer(s): Horten Brothers - Germany
Production Total: 0
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 23.62 feet (7.2 meters)
Overall Width: 45.93 feet (14.00 meters)
Overall Height: 7.55 feet (2.30 meters)
Weight (MTOW): 13,393 lb (6,075 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x BMW 003E engine developing 1,984 lb of thrust OR 1 x Heinkel-Hirth He S 011 engine developing 2,866 lb of thrust; optional 1 x Argus As 10C piston engine developing 240 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 684 mph (1,100 kph; 594 knots)
Maximum Range: 1,243 miles (2,000 km)
Service Ceiling: 49,213 feet (15,000 meters; 9.32 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 30mm MK 108 cannon OR 1 x 30mm MK 213 cannon in nose.
2 x 13mm MG 131 machine guns, one per each wing root.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
Ho X - Base Series Designation; scale models were built but the Horten X was never itself completed by war's end.
Ho 10 - Alternative Designation Form