Horten H.VI

The H.VI V2
Role High performance sailplane
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Horten
Designer Walter and Reimar Horten
Number built 2
Developed from Horten H.IV

The Horten H.VI was a flying wing aircraft designed by the Horten brothers during World War II.

Based on the Horten H.IV, the H.VI was an enlarged version of the H.IV, with the goal of comparing their flying wing designs against the very large span Akaflieg Darmstadt D-30 Cirrus.

The Horten H.VI was also given the RLM designation Horten Ho 253.[1]

Specifications (H.VI V2)

Data from Sailplanes 1920-1945[2]

General characteristics



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  2. Simons, Martin (2006). Sailplanes 1920-1945 (2nd revised ed.). Königswinter: EQIP Werbung und Verlag G.m.b.H. ISBN 978-3-9806773-4-9.
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