German He 280

A Heinkel He-280 takes off for a test flight. Notice the missing engine cowling. Early flights were carried out with cowlings removed in order to minimize the risk of fire as a result of dripping fuel. (Credits: Bundesarchiv)

A Heinkel He-280 takes off for a test flight. Notice the missing engine cowling. Early flights were carried out with cowlings removed in order to minimize the risk of fire as a result of dripping fuel. (Credits: Bundesarchiv)