Me 262 Production Centers

FACILITIES & COMPONENTS

The following standardized codes are used throughout the facilities listing (below).  Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the format, and then use this list for reference in conjunction with the other sections.

      

1. Fuselage

2. Nose

3. Fuselage components

4. Cockpit

5. Landing gear assembly

6. Empennage

7. Empennage comp.

8. Wings

9. Landing flaps, ailerons wing slots

10. Cowling

11. Messerschmitt-produced gun racks

12. Gun adjustment apparatus

13. Electrical parts & tubing

14. Panel for ailerons - landing gear - flap handle

15. Sheet metal panel under gasoline tank

16. Lower part of the fuselage

17. Equipment that goes into the lower part of the fuselage (see above)

18. Main wing spar

19. Fairing around landing gear

20. Connecting part of main wing spar to fuselage (made of spec. steel)

21. Fuel tanks

22. Angle irons & wing ribs

23. Small parts

24. Miscellaneous 

 

  

  

PRODUCTION FACILITIES BY TYPE

This detailed breakdown includes five main facility types, as follows:

 

I.  Messerschmitt AG Owned Plants

II.  Final Assembly / Test Flight Aerodromes

III.  Dedicated Test Flight Facilities

IV.  GAF / Luftwaffe Airfields (Modifications)

V.  Contractors & Sub-Contractors

  

  

I.   Messerschmitt AG-Owned Plants

a. Augsburg-Haunstetten

24. Experimental construction - first 15 Me 262's

b. Ay bei Sanden (1.Fa. Spinnerai Ay bei Sanden)

2. Nose

13. Elect. parts & tubing

c. Baumenheim (1.Fa. Dachentreiter Werk 11)

24. Finished wing parts

d. Eschenlohe

1. Fuselage to

i. Hagelstadt

ii. Obernzell (a/d Donau)

iii. St. Georgen a/d Gusen

7. Empennage comp. to

i. Hagelstadt

ii. Obernzell (a/d Donau)

e. Gunzburg (1.Fa. Spinnerai)

24. Assembing of the use of fuselage

f. Franzenstal

17. Equipment that goes into the lower part of the fuselage

g. Hagelstadt

1. Fuselage to

i. Leipheim

ii. Neuburg a/d Donau

iii. Regensburg-Staupe?

iv. Schwabisch-Hall

h. Horgau (Blechschmeide Horgau - Waldwerk Nahe Bahnhof Horgau)

8. Wings to

i. Budweis, Czech.

ii. Burgau

iii. Leipheim

iv. Neuburg a/d Donau

v. Prag, Czech

vi. Regensburg-Staupe

i. Kematen (Messerschmitt GmbH Tirel)

9. Landing flaps, ailerons wing slots to

i. Horgau

ii. Leonberg

iii. Plochingen

12. Gun adjustment apparatus

j. Lauingen (1. Ramon der Fa. Kidel und Bohm; 1. Ramon der Fa Feller & Co)

10. Cowling to

i. Neuburg a/d Donau

ii. Schwabisch-Hall

k. Leonberg (Reichsautobahntunnel - zugisockig ind oberirdische Hallen)

8. Wings to

i. Burgau

ii. Leipheim

iii. Neuburg a/d Donau

iv. Schwabisch-Hall

l. Oberbayerische Furschungsanstalt (Oberammergau)

24. Project, construction and experiment

m. Obernzell (a/d Donau)

1. Fuselage to

i. Budweis, Czech.

n. Ratingen bei Dusseldorf (Messerschmitt GmbH Tirel)

24. Gun carriers, all standard parts)

o. Regensburg-Staupe (probably Regensburg Waldwerk at Obertraubling)

24. Final assembly

p. Schwabmunchen (Schwatouchen)

23. Small parts

q. Suben

13. Elect. parts & tubing

 

II.   Final Assembly / Test Flight Aerodromes

a. Budweis, Czech.

2. Nose to

i. Regensburg-Staupe

b. Burgau (Kuno II, Waldwerk Nahe Burgau)

c. Leipheim (Kuno I, Waldwerk Nahe Fliegerherst Leipheim)

d. Neuburg (a/d Donau; Fliegerherst)

e. REIMAHG (Flugzeugwerkes Reichsmarschall Hermann Goring) - Kahla (im Walpersberg 

24. Underground and bomb-proofed final assembly factory

f. Schwabisch-Hall (Waldwerk Nahe Fliegerherst Schwabisch-Hall)

g. Vilseck (Opf.) Flying Field

24. Planned final assembly

h. Wasserburg am Inn

24. Second concrete bunker planned final assembly factory, probably for Me 262)

i. Weingut II (Kaufering-Landsburg)

24. First concrete bunker planned final assembly factory

 

III.   Dedicated Test Flight Facilities

a. Memmingen (Fliegerherst)

b. Rab Augsburg Ost (Reichsautobahn Augsburg Ost; Ostenweg)

c. Regensburg-Obertraubling

d. Stuttgart-Munich Autobahn (near Augsburg-East exit; for a few days only)

 

IV.   GAF / Luftwaffe Airfields (Modifications)

a. Brandenburg Briest

b. Kitzingen

c. Munchen-Reim

d. Oranienburg

e. Staaken

 

V.   Contractors & Sub-Contractors

a. Annaberg

14. Panel for ailerons - landing gear - flap handle

b. Ansbach

7. Empennage comp.

8. Wings

c. Asch

6. Empennage to

i. Klosterle

d. Bernhard Muller (Stadt Augsburg)

24. Components

e. Bopfingen

7. Empennage comp.

19. Fairing around landing gear

f. Bremen

g. Bruchsal

19. Fairing around landing gear

h. Cham

3. Fuselage components

i. Dornbirn

j. Dornstadt (Reichsautobahn Augsburg - Stuttgart Kilometerstain 132)

24. Standard parts, finished and unfinished parts

k. Dresden

l. Dusseldorf

m. Ettringen (Saal in Ettringen)

24. Tool - warehouse

n. Fallersleben

3. Fuselage components

o. Fischen (in Fa. Spinnerai Fischen)

24. Precision forms

p. Frankfurt

q. Furth

11. Messerschmitt produced gun racks

r. Gablingen (Fliegerherst)

24. First completed wings

s. Goppingen

18. Mainwing spar to

i. Horgau

ii. Leonberg

iii. Plochingen

t. Graz

u. Gressaitingen (an der Bahnstracks Augsburg-Schwabmunchen)

24. Raw material, rods and tin, tubes and supports

v. Gurtlaschen (Wien)

7. Empennage comp.

12. Gun adjustment apparatus

w. Hamburg

6. Empennage to

i. Burgau

ii. Leipheim

iii. Schwabisch-Hall

x. Hannover

y. Johann Georgenstadt

3. Fuselage components

z. Klosterle

i. Budweis, Czech.

ii. Neuburg a/d Donau

iii. Regensburg-Staupe

aa. Koln

ab. Konigsbrunn (5 km von Augsburg in Richtung Landsberg)

24. Press apparatus and sheet cutting machine

ac. Konstan

ad. Kottern (in Fa. Spinnerai und Acberei Kottern)

24. Forms, cuts and precision

ae. Lehwald (i.Fa. Industriewerke Lehwald)

24. Electrical - material

af. Leipzig

ag. Leubas

24. Carpenter forms and maintenance

ah. Magdeburg

ai. Mainz.

aj. Martine Haunstetten (Spinnerei Haunstetten)

24. Standard parts and drawn finished parts 

ak. Medellwerkstatt Menheim (Menheim)

24. Experiment, model, metal and wood

al. Memmingen (i.Fa. Schmiergslwerk Memmingen)

24. Standard parts, finished and unfinished parts 

am. Muhlhausen

12. Gun adjustment apparatus

an. Munchen

ao. Munchingen (Zelthalle)

24. Standard parts, wheels, landing gear

ap. Nurnberg

aq. Oberstderf (Leritz-Garagan)

24. Cutters and tools

ar. Obladerwall (Spinnarei Obladerwall in Augsburg)

24. Raw material warehouse; government owned equipment

as. Plettenberg

4. Cockpit to

i. Hagelstadt

ii. Obernzell (a/d Donau)

iii. St. Georgen a/d Gusen

at. Plochingen

8. Wings

i. Leipheim

ii. Neuburg a/d Donau

iii. Schwabisch-Hall

au. Prag, Czech

2. Nose

i. Neuburg a/d Donau

ii. Regensburg-Staupe

av. Radeberg

10. Cowling to

i. Budweis, Czech

ii. Regensburg-Staupe

21. Fuel tanks

aw. Regenstadt

ax. Reggden (Ziegelef Reggden)

24. Components

ay. Russelsheim

az. Ruthenburg

7. Empennage comp. 

ba. St. Georgen a/d Gusen

1. Fuselage to

i. Budweis, Czech.

3. Fuselage components to

i. Hagelstadt

ii. Obernzell (a/d Donau)

bb. Schlienz

21. Fuel tanks

bc. Schrebenhausen (i.Fa. Schubick)

24. Carpenter - forms

bd. Singen

4. Cockpit

i. Hagelstadt

ii. Obernzell

iii. St. Georgen a/d Gusen

be. Sonneberg

16. Lower part of the fuselage

bf. Sonthofen

7. Empennage comp.

8. Wings

bg. Spinnerei Haunstten (300 m sundlich vom Stammwerk Augsburg Werk 11)

24. Structural parts and components

bh. Strassburg

bi. Streiteben

20. Connecting part of mainwing spar to fuselage (made of spec. steel)

bj. Stuttgart

bk. Tabor

21. Fuel tanks

bl. Tireler Bergwerksgesellschaft (Schwaz 1. Tirel)

0. Cowling

bm.Waltenhefen (Fischermuhle)

24. Spiral drills and tool completion

bn. Wasserberg (Blattgeld, Mettwarenfabrik)

24. Aileron and flaps

bo. Weissenberg (Reichegetreidehelle)

24. Unfinished stock and government owned instruments

bp. Weiusenharn (Memminger Strass)

bq. Wels. 

br. Wuppertal

2. Nose to

i. Burgau

ii. Leipheim

iii. Schwabisch-Hall

bs. Wustergiersdorf

20. Connecting part of main wing spar to fuselage (made of spec. steel)

 

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