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When did we see the first jet plane? What plane was it?


The first ever jet powered aircraft was the Heinkel He 178, which was designed by the German aircraft company Heinkel and was first flown on August 27, 1939. The first American jet powered aircraft was an expiremental fighter called the Bell XP-59 Airacomet, developed by Bell Aircraft and first flown in 1942. 

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