Daimler-Benz develops aeroengines

  • Date
    June 1942
  • Description
    The Reich Ministry of Aviation commissions Daimler-Benz to develop and manufacture aeroengines. In November a new plant is set up for this purpose in two former leather factories in Backnang, north of Stuttgart. In January 1943 the company concentrates engine development at this site.
Aeroengine, DB 9-8603 B-1, 2600 hp
DB 9-8603 B-1