Me 163B 310044/V35/GH+IN

The 'earliest' photo I've found so far, probably showing the Komet just after touching down after the first giant bounce. The Komet is dead level, apparently without a single control surface deflection. The angle of the sun is clearly visible in this photo. Of interest is the circular marking on the lower front fuselage, which could be the early location of the oxygen refill point (to be confirmed).

Source: 'Rocket Fighter' by William Green, 1971

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