Erprobungskommando 16

Kommandeure:

  • Maj Wolfgang Späte, Feb 1943 - May 1944
  • Hptm Toni Thaler, May 1944 - Feb 1945

Formed Mar 1943 in Peenemunde-West, as a test and trials unit, for the new Me 163 rocket fighter.

Disbanded 14 Feb 1945.

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location Gruppe Aircraft Used
Mar 1943 - Jul 1943 Peenemunde-West Me 163, Bf 110
Jul 1943 - Aug 1944 Bad Zwischenahn Me 163
Aug 1944 - Feb 1945 Brandis Me 163

This webpage was updated 30th May 2022