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Ernst Heinkel-Flugzeugwerke He51, WNr. Sequence (Nigel Moore)

Clint Mitchell

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Dear all,

Nigel Moore ([email protected]), has concluded version two of his research into "The Ernst Heinkel-Flugzeugwerke (EHF) Manufacturer's Werk-nummer Sequence" for the Heinkel He51.

A finalised version of this work will be published on the Air War Publications website here at some point later in the year. What has been accomplished so far is believed to be complete, final and definitive. Therefore, it has now been deemed ready for peer review and Nigel has asked me to post his conclusions on the Ernst Heinkel-Flugzeugwerke part of the He51 story here on LRG.

If any of our members can expand on these conclusions, then please consider posting your own findings within this topic or contact Nigel directly at inm.at.rlm—at—gmail.com. Then, after validation, the data can be incorporated into the future published updates on the Air War Website, with acknowledgements noted.
 

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He51 Versuchs
Total: 6



Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke Warnemünde

WNr.429 & WNr.430


2 x He51 Versuchs, He51a (V-1) & He51b (V2)

See Koos: EHF 1933-1945 pp.23-II/24-I: most kindly, Dr Koos has subsequently confirmed to me that WNr. 429 and 430 were indeed the He51V-1 and He51V-2 respectively (the V-1 as D-2726, later D-IBES; the V-2 as D-2727 destroyed in the EHF factory fire of June 1934).



Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke Rostock-Marienehe

WNr.925


1 x He51 Versuchs, He51 C, later V-3 - Dr Volker Koos & INM RECONSTRUCTION

WNr. 925 confirmed as an example of the He51 in BA-MA RL 3/356b.



Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke Rostock-Marienehe

WNr.956


1 x He51 Versuchs, V4 (misreported as the He51V5 in the Rechlin document) - Dr Volker Koos & INM RECONSTRUCTION

Listing of Berichte der Gruppe E 1, Berichtsnummer E1 29/37 - He51V 5 WNr. 956 mit Jumo 210. (geh. 416/37), US NARA Microfilm T177-19.

WNr. 956 also confirmed as an example of the He51 in BA-MA RL 3/356b



Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke Rostock-Marienehe

WNr.994


1 x He51 Versuchsmaschine, He51V5 (aka He52)

Koos: EHF 1933-1945 pp.24-I/25-I



Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke Rostock-Marienehe

WNr.995


1 x He51 Versuchsmaschine, He51V6

Koos: EHF 1933-1945 pp.24-I/25-I
 

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He51C
Total: 145



Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke Rostock-Marienehe

WNr.1010 - WNr.1123


114 x He51C Serie - INM RECONSTRUCTION

All EXCEPT WNr. 1074, 1076, 1077, 1103, 1104, 1107 & 1108 evidenced as deliveries to LA V, recorded by Month and WNr. but NOT by sub-type, although they are noted as He51 L examples (see BA-MA RL 3/1932).



Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke Rostock-Marienehe

WNr.1462 - WNr.1492


31 x He51C - INM RECONSTRUCTION

All EXCEPT WNr. 1484 & 1485 evidenced as deliveries to LA V, recorded by Month and WNr. but NOT by sub-type, although they are noted as He51 L examples (see BA-MA RL 3/1932).

Second and final of two He51 Land (subsequently He 51 C) production batches built by EHF.
 

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He51D
Total: 31



Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke Rostock-Marienehe

WNr.996 - WNr.1009


14 x He51D Serie - INM RECONSTRUCTION

All EXCEPT WNr. 996 & 997 evidenced as deliveries to LA V, recorded by Month and WNr. but NOT by sub-type, although they are noted as He51 S examples (see BA-MA RL 3/1932).

First, of two He51 See Serie (subsequently redesignated as the He51D) production batches built by EHF.



Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke Rostock-Marienehe

WNr.1493 - WNr.1509


17 x He51D - INM RECONSTRUCTION

All evidenced as deliveries to LA V, recorded by Month and WNr. but NOT by sub-type, although they are noted as He51 S examples (see BA-MA RL 3/1932).

Second and final of two He51 See (subsequently He51D) production batches built by EHF.
 
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