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The following information cannot relate to the entire Messerschmitt Me262 model range, but are as a guide to the most common production variant, the Me262A-1a. However many dimensions remain the same throughout the production range. The dyeline drawings also refer to a generic Me262 (fighter/bomber/interceptor).

SPECIFICATIONS OF STANDARD AIRFRAME

TYPE Single seat, land-based interceptor/ fighter bomber
DIMENSIONS Wing Span:40ft 11.5in (12.48 metres)
Length: 34ft 9.5in (10.6 metres)
Height: 12ft 7in (3.84 metres)
Wing Area: 234sq ft (21.74m*2)
WEIGHTS Empty (w/o fuel etc): 8375lb (3800kg)
Empty/equipped: 9742lb (4420kg)
Loaded: 14,106lb (6400kg)
Maximum `all up` weight: 15,720lb (7132kg)
POWERPLANT 2* Junkers Jumo 004B-1, -2 or -3 axial flow turbojets rated @ 8.83kN (1984lb, 989kG) static thrust. (See powerplant info below for other Jumo information.)
PERFORMANCE   Maximum theoretical speed @ sea level 827km/h  (514mph)
@9845ft (3000m): 852km/h (514mph)
@19,685ft (6000m): 869km/h (540mph)
@26,245ft (8000m): 856km/r (532mph)
Initial climb rate: 3,937ft/min (1,200m/min)
Service Ceiling: >40,000ft (12,190m)
Range: 1050km (653m) @ 29,530ft (9000m)

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