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Blohm + Voss BV 238 was a flying boat used in World War 2. It was the heaviest aircraft of the whole war, beating out even the B-29 by many tons, and physically was the largest aircraft produced by any of the Axis powers in World War II. The Bv 238 V1 prototype first flew on March 11, 1944 after a first jump on March 10th, 1944. Six 1750 hp (1.287 MW) DB 603 V engines built by Daimler-Benz were used in total, arranged in three forward facing integrated engine nacelles in a row on each wing.