By Karl-Heinz Regnat

This is often the 1st finished, well-illustrated documentation at the Do 335, one of many milestones in German aviation background. The Do 335 was once constructed by means of Dornier as a heavy fighter in 1943. one of many final high-performance piston-engined plane designed, the Do 335 used to be powered by means of tandem fore-aft engines, an idea confirmed in several Dornier flying boats. due to this configuration, drag used to be decreased to little greater than that of a single-engined plane, permitting the Do 335 to accomplish very excessive speeds. The Do 335 represented the apex of propeller-driven plane within the moment international warfare.

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