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Messerschmitt
Messerschmitt
Type

Aircraft manufacturer

Leader

Willy Messerschmitt, chief designer.

Headquarters

Augsburg, Germany

Aircraft

Messerschmitt Bf 106 Piranha


Founded as part of a merger with MAN and BWM, Messerschmitt grew to notoriety when the Bf 109 won the 1935 Luftwaffe Fighter Competition. With a unique construction method and an innovative design philosophy, Messerschmitt is competing closely with Focke-Wulf for control of the German combat aircraft market.