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After the dismal failure of the BV40 glide fighter, Blohm und Voss under took the BV155, a high altitude interceptor after Messerschmitt cancelled the Me 155A. This fighter was designed to be a very high altitude interceptor, and the wings were made incredibly long, and on the wings were large and bulky radiators. Performance was poor at low altitudes, but surprisingly good at high altitudes, and the fighter had a ceiling of 56,000 feet. Before the BV155 could be produced, the Allies occupied Hamburg and the BV155s they found were sent to the British Isles for inspection.