Blohm und Voss Bv 155 V3 - left side of fuse from the rear (scan - 1984)

The Bv 155 was an experimental high-altitude fighter developed by the Messerschmitt and Blohm und Voss companies toward the end of WWII. It never left the prototype stage. Only three prototypes were built.

The design was sound and flew well according to reports. Lack of funding and the end of the war prevented further work. The project significantly pushed forward the development of the turbo-supercharger.

This photo shows the fuselage of the unfinished but intact and complete third prototype (V3). This photo was taken in 1984. The fuselages of the Mosquito and the Ju-388L can be seen in the background.

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