Manne60

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Manne60
29,911
Battles Fought
52.88%
Victories/Battles
1,730
Average Experience per Battle
35,119
Most Damage per Battle,

Aircraft type efficiency

Fighters

Multirole Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Attack Aircraft

Bombers

Achievements 202/218

  • marcel
    18
  • Marseille Medal

    Awarded for destroying at least 17 aerial targets in a single sortie and winning the battle.


    Award +1
  • maccambell
    129
  • McCampbell Medal

    Awarded for destroying at least 10 aerial targets in a single sortie and winning the battle.

    The destroyed targets must include aircraft of all 5 types.


    Award +1
  • teamworkguru
    1160
  • Hero of the Sky Badge

    Awarded for earning the highest aircraft type grade in battle.


    Award +1
  • rocketeer
    484
  • Rocketeer

    Awarded for destroying an aerial target using a rocket.

  • dillei4
  • Johnson Medal Class IV

    Awarded for destroying at least 20 aircraft from the enemy combat group.


    Award +1
  • effective
    521
  • Effective Fire

    Awarded for earning at least 5000 personal points in each of at least 2 battles played in a row.

    The count is reset if the player earns fewer than 5000 personal points in a single battle.

  • mastersofsky
    2
  • Lords of the Sky

    Awarded to members of a Flight that destroyed at least 25 aerial targets.

    The count is reset if one of the Flight members is destroyed.

  • flameofheaven
    216
  • Flames in the Sky

    Awarded for destroying an aerial target aircraft by setting it on fire.

    Available once for each aircraft in the Hangar.

  • impactfromthesky
  • Successful Interception

    Awarded once for destroying an aircraft from an Attack Flight.

Overall Results

Battles Fought 29,911
Victories 15,817 (52.88%)
Draws 113 (0%)
Defeats 13,981 (47%)
Average Experience per Battle 1,730
Maximum Experience per Battle 10,617

Battle Performance

Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.82
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.66
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 846.12
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,642.83

Preferences in aircraft types

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
29,794
Fighters 5,143 (17%)
Multirole Fighters 4,212 (14%)
Heavy Fighters 6,770 (23%)
Attack Aircraft 7,021 (24%)
Bombers 6,648 (22%)

Preferences in aircraft nations

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
29,794
U.S.S.R. Aircraft 7,930 (27%)
Germany Aircraft 13,412 (45%)
U.S.A. Aircraft 4,429 (15%)
Japan Aircraft 1,275 (4%)
U.K. Aircraft 2,614 (9%)
China Aircraft 37 (0%)
Europe Aircraft 97 (0%)

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Aircraft Total Sorties Selected at the Start of a Battle Most Aerial Targets Destroyed per Sortie Most Ground Targets Destroyed per Sortie

First flew in January 1933. Served until 1940. Never saw combat. A total of about 60 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.08 132
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 444.87 11,566
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Designed in Japan under the guidance of German experts. A total of 4 prototypes were built and underwent trials in 1934.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.55 332
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 390.70 28,520
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.52 913

One of the first designs of a fighter aircraft for the reviving Luftwaffe. The aircraft featured a parasol wing.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.67 80
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 234.48 7,034
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.14 874

The last biplane to enter service with the Luftwaffe. Used as a night fighter in Spain and in the initial period of World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.31 2,642
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 572.91 240,051
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 36.19 15,162

Developed in 1933 as a successor to the Ar 65 for the Luftwaffe. Used during the Spanish Civil War. A total of 700 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.00 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 463.13 926
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Developed to replace the Ar 65. First flew in the fall of 1933. Being outperformed by the competing Ar 68, it never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.29 120
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 391.55 10,963
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 49.80 1,394

Lightweight fighter constructed in 1934 according to the specifications provided by the Luftwaffe Operational Headquarters.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.00 20
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 504.91 2,524
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Developed to replace the Ki-10. The prototype first flew in October 1936. Saw combat in China, during the Battle of Khalkhyn Gol, and in the initial period of the Pacific War. A total of about 3,400 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.95 56
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 419.66 7,973
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 182.71 3,471

The Hawker P.V.3 was developed as an enlarged version of the Hawker Fury fighter powered by a new engine with an enhanced armament of four machine guns. The single completed prototype was tested with several variants of the Goshawk engines in 1934–1935.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.68 70
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 654.04 12,426
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.91 454

First flew in February 1934. The experience gained during the Type 224 development was subsequently used to create the famous Spitfire.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.53 43
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 371.04 6,307
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 106.66 1,813

Early version of the F2A Buffalo. A total of 11 aircraft of this modification were built for the U.S. Navy.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.42 41
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 527.50 6,329
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.65 343

Modification of the serial I-15 with ramjet engines for better climbing performance. Tested in 1939–1940.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.25 34
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.38 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 498.06 3,984
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 124.96 999

The main Czechoslovakian fighter of the 1930s. Later, the Luftwaffe, Slovak, and Bulgarian Air Forces also used these aircraft. It was last used for a military operation during the Slovak National Uprising in 1944.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.45 16
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 221.85 2,440
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.06 253

One of the mass-produced P-36As was experimentally redesigned into a version with heavy cannon armament. Following a cycle of tests, it was decided to revert to the initial version with machine gun armament.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.84 142
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 473.87 36,487
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 140.83 10,843

Early modification of the P-40, also known as the Curtiss Model 81A-1. A total of 199 aircraft of this modification were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.00 28
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 924.57 6,471
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Developed in 1934–1937, but never entered service due to lack of advantage over the mass-produced I-16. Only prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.96 704
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 595.13 141,641
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 62.70 14,922

One of the most successful fighters of the prewar period. Served in the air forces of the United States, Great Britain, France, the Netherlands, Norway, and China.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.68 126
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 521.69 24,519
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 57.58 2,706

The winner of the contest to become the principal fighter aircraft with the Luftwaffe. Early modifications were used in Spain and in the initial period of World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.45 2,249
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 739.33 481,305
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24.46 15,925

The mass-produced I-153P "Chaika" (a variant with two ShVAK cannons instead of 4 machine guns) was fitted with additional DM-4 ramjet engines. During the trials, a significant increase in the top speed was achieved. However, it was decided to continue work on the ramjet engines on newer types of aircraft.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.50 2
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 384.50 1,537
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

In October 1940, the mass-produced I-153 was experimentally fitted with auxiliary ramjet DM-4 engines. During the trials, a significant increase in the top speed was achieved. However, it was decided to continue work on the ramjet engines on newer types of aircraft.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.94 68
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 413.08 14,457
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 55.03 1,926

Early prototypes of the famous A6M Zero were equipped with Zuisei engines. First flew in April 1939.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.98 788
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 599.81 158,351
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 52.24 13,790

The Hawker Hurricane fighter of the No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron in the Royal Air Force. The squadron was actively involved in the Battle of Britain, claiming to have destroyed 126 German aircraft.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.08 772
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 587.71 147,515
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 74.48 18,694

Developed and tested in 1935 as a new fighter for the Luftwaffe. Exported to Spain, Japan, Hungary, and Romania. A total of 100 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.81 29
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 455.06 7,280
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.16 2

Went through trials in 1938 as a new fighter for the Royal Air Force, but was considered inferior to the Hawker Hurricane and Supermarine Spitfire.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.16 819
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 653.11 169,156
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.14 7,807

Developed on the basis of the racing aircraft. Used during the French campaign of 1940. A total of about 90 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.00 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,196.62 2,196
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Underwent trials in 1939. Improved version of the fighter entered service with the U.S. Navy as the F4F Wildcat.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.50 11
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,499.15 2,998
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Prototype carrier-based variant of the P-39 Airacobra, which first flew in May 1940. Tested as a new fighter for the U.S. Navy, but was considered inferior to the F4U Corsair.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.09 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 745.89 8,204
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 147.49 1,622

First flown in March 1938. Widely used during the Battle of Britain.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.25 396
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 912.16 111,283
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.66 2,764

Designed in 1935–1936 to meet a British Air Ministry specification for a new single-seat fighter.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.00 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 386.10 4,633
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.42 244

The most advanced fighter of the Royal Air Force at the start of World War II. Widely used in the Dunkirk operation and the Battle of Britain.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.61 235
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 684.44 61,599
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.28 205

Fighter designed and produced in Australia based on the CA-1 Wirraway. A total of 250 aircraft were built in 1942–1945.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.53 26
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 521.11 8,858
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.67 11

Developed in 1940 as a high-altitude, high-speed interceptor. Extensively used in 1941–1942. Over 3,000 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.97 226
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 774.70 58,877
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.43 32

Developed on the basis of the P-36. Most extensively used against Japan during the Pacific War and in China, and on the Soviet-German front.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.22 248
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 902.37 69,482
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 44.09 3,395

Third prototype of the I-180 fighter. Unlike its predecessors, the I-180-3 was equipped with weapons and engine intended by the design. The aircraft was viewed as a preproduction model, but the project was abandoned due to the cancelation of the I-180.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.00 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 666.43 1,332
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

The most widely produced version of the Bf 109 E that was extensively used in the French campaign in 1940 and the Battle of Britain. A total of 1,868 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.00 98
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 550.28 26,963
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.07 934

Developed in the prewar period as an alternative to Messerschmitt fighters. Vied for the world speed record. Never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.06 70
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 532.37 18,100
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Blueprint created on the basis of the record-setting Me 209. The project was discontinued due to difficulties in maintenance of the uprated engine.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.60 26
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 776.97 7,769
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.59 5

Several A6M3 were experimentally fitted with 30 mm Type 2 autocannon. However, the trials revealed that the recoil of the 30 mm autocannon was too strong. As a result, the intention to equip the mass-produced A6M with this autocannon was abandoned.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.28 260
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 570.23 65,006
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.24 3,447

Fighter constructed of timber and designed as a high-speed aircraft in the prewar period. Used on all fronts until the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.13 113
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 609.94 32,326
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 54.70 2,898

Developed in 1940 as the I-26 high-speed fighter. One of the best Soviet fighters of the early years of World War II. A total of 8,734 aircraft of various modifications were produced.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.56 61
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 430.27 16,780
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 68.98 2,690

Military use of the first Ki-43 models revealed that the fighter lacked firepower, survivability, and top speed. To correct these faults, the Nakajima Aircraft Company developed a new modification that remained in production until the end of World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.57 108
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 680.35 28,574
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 114.83 4,822

Early in the Pacific War, the A6M was the world's most capable carrier-based fighter, which gave Japan air superiority.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.00 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 260.05 1,560
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Modification of the Messerschmitt fighter created after military operations in Spain. Extensively used by the Luftwaffe and the air forces of German allies.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.56 1,386
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,035.62 402,856
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.11 8,211

Modification of the Mustang I that was supplied by the North American Aviation company to U.K. The aircraft featured powerful autocannon that replaced the machine guns fitted on the previous modification. A total of 93 aircraft of this modification were supplied to the Royal Air Force.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.00 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,211.36 2,211
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

A modification of the Spitfire V inspired by Iron Maiden.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.90 197
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 818.56 55,662
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15.78 1,072

Developed in the United States on request of the Royal Air Force. Further modification resulted in the creation of the P-51 Mustang fighter and the A-36 Apache attack aircraft.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.00 3
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 501.90 1,505
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

The Spitfire V modification

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.50 15
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,007.85 6,047
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 333.67 2,001

Developed in 1941 to replace the Spitfire I and Spitfire II. Widely used in Europe and North Africa.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.52 53
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 802.22 16,846
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.87 438

Created in 1943 on the basis of the Yak-1. Further improvements led to creation of the Yak-3.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.75 11
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 736.64 2,946
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

A modification of the MiG-3 featuring a radial air-cooled engine. A total of 5 aircraft were built and remained in service until 1944.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.95 183
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 653.56 61,434
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.13 1,892

A further development of the LaGG-3 featuring an air-cooled engine and enhanced aerodynamics.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.53 706
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,102.02 220,403
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 270.77 54,154

The developer was looking for ways to improve aircraft characteristics based on feedback from the pilots who flew various modifications of the P-39 Airacobra.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.13 49
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 590.60 13,583
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.03 506

Designed as a promising interceptor fighter with a canard configuration. The first prototype took to the air in July 1943. The tests dragged on until December 1944 when the project was recognized as having no prospects.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.78 328
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 796.32 93,966
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.86 2,108

An early model of one of the most famous U.S. Army Air Force fighters of World War II. Used mainly in North Africa, Burma, and Great Britain.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.97 196
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 952.79 62,884
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.42 819

First flew in December 1941. Different modifications of the Ki-61 were extensively used during the Pacific War from the early 1943 and through the final days of World War II. Over 3,000 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.29 32
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 749.63 10,494
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

A significant number of the P-39 Airacobra were supplied to the U.S.S.R. under the Lend-Lease program. The P-39Q-15 was a lighter version that had no wing-mounted weapons.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.80 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 338.31 1,691
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 364.83 1,824

Designed for the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force as a heavily armed interceptor. Development was discontinued during the prototype stage.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.44 22
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 966.67 8,700
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 274.84 2,473

During trials of captured Spitfires in Germany, one aircraft was equipped with a German DB 605 engine. It was later destroyed in an Allied air raid.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.05 1,964
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 965.79 621,967
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 73.40 47,268

This modification of the A6M confronted Allied fighters until the final days of WWII. A total of 10,449 aircraft of all variants were produced.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.21 646
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 992.11 199,413
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 97.12 19,521

Developed in 1940, the Bf 109 F outperformed the earlier Bf 109 E due to lighter armament, improved aerodynamics, and a more powerful engine.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.76 60
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 560.43 19,054
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.61 666

Developed for the Japanese Air Force as a promising fighter based on the results of military use of the Ki-43 and Ki-61. The Ki-84 was considered the best mass-produced Japanese fighter during World War II. Over 3,500 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.07 1,959
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,222.38 779,878
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 161.84 103,254

The famous P-51D aircraft flown by Joseph Peterburs in the 20th Fighter Group, U.S. Air Force.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.26 167
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 957.34 70,843
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Created in 1943 on the basis of the Yak-1. One of the best Soviet fighters of 1944–1945. A total of 4,848 aircraft of this type were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.45 213
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 898.96 78,209
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 311.43 27,094

High-altitude fighter designed for maneuvering combat. During development, the I-220 was tested with different types of engines. Several prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.89 1,482
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,150.20 590,052
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 59.51 30,529

A further development of the famous La-5 featuring enhanced aerodynamics. A total of 5,753 aircraft were produced from 1944 through 1945.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.70 208
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 993.75 76,518
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 114.63 8,826

Dallas-built version of the P-51D. After World War II, it was exported to various countries including China, where it served in the Chinese Nationalist Air Force. A total of 1,500 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.80 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,309.76 6,548
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Fighter powered by a liquid fuel rocket and ramjet engines whose design was first proposed in 1940. The aircraft was developed in 1942–1944. A glider prototype was built. The project was discontinued in 1944, because the engines were not ready for production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.75 7
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 829.96 3,319
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Modification of the mass-produced Yak-3 featuring an auxiliary liquid-fuel rocket engine and a single cannon. The prototype underwent trials in 1944–1945.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.00 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 264.11 1,056
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Developed on the basis of the mass-produced La-9 to explore the capabilities of ramjet engines. Several prototypes were produced and tested.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.20 11
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 816.11 4,080
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

One of the most successful modifications of the famous British fighter. A total of 5,656 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.36 383
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 902.19 146,155
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 82.26 13,325

Developed in 1942–1945 for the Imperial Japanese Navy as a successor to the A6M. Only 8 prototypes were produced and tested by the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.20 112
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 929.38 47,398
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24.85 1,267

A fighter manufactured by British company Martin-Baker. It received rave reviews from test pilots but never entered mass production due to an engine failure during a demonstration of the aircraft. Only one prototype was ever built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.93 27
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 618.00 8,652
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

A Spitfire IX version equipped with the licence-built Merlin 266 engine, bubble canopy, and clipped squared-off wingtips.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.35 94
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 814.30 32,572
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 65.63 2,625

First mass-produced jet fighter built by the Allies. Mostly used for training. A total of 20 aircraft of this modification were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.25 20
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 731.95 11,711
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 77.34 1,237

Produced during the later years of World War II, this single-seat fighter saw action in many famous battles. A total of 48 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.25 26
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.25 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,567.39 12,539
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 117.55 940

The last series in the evolution of Germany's Bf 109 fighters, called upon to standardize and put together the aircraft's multiple versions, manufactured by different plants.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.88 1,038
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,430.05 516,249
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 74.85 27,022

One of the most famous American fighters during World War II. Used extensively in Europe and in the later stages of the war against Japan.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.30 420
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 968.90 177,309
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 46.60 8,528

The most widely produced model of the Messerschmitt fighter. Used in all theaters of war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.20 53
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 598.12 26,317
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 86.06 3,786

An all-metal fighter created on the basis of the La-7 featuring a wider combat radius and more powerful weapons. Used during the Korean War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.47 225
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,067.70 97,160
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 254.12 23,125

Originally designed to reach a higher top speed record. Later improved on to become a full-featured fighter to replace the Bf 109. Never entered mass production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.22 524
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,062.75 250,808
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 64.96 15,329

Rocket-powered interceptor based on German documentation. First flew in July 1945. A total of 7 prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.73 64
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,192.72 44,130
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.72 618

Entered service in the winter of 1944. A total of 957 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.51 774
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,227.67 378,122
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.96 9,843

Project for a high-speed well-armed fighter developed by the Tachikawa Aircraft Company in 1943–1945. By the end of World War II only prototypes were built that never took to the air.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.82 850
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 884.50 413,945
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 44.03 20,604

The fastest Mustang and one of the fastest piston fighters in the world. A total of 555 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.32 366
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,101.03 173,961
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 41.64 6,579

The first jet-powered fighter to enter service with the Soviet Air Force. Developed on the basis of the Yak-3 in 1946. A total of 280 aircraft were produced.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.31 173
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,065.68 79,926
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 102.68 7,701

Experimental mixed-power fighter fitted with both jet and piston engines. Several prototypes were produced in 1945-1946. Never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.10 21
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,033.63 10,336
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 249.63 2,496

Designed for the U.S. Navy as a heavy deck-based fighter with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability. Due to the difficulty of VTOL operations and high requirements to pilot skills, the project was terminated in favor of seaplanes. A total of three prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.80 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 983.99 4,919
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 541.20 2,706

An American prototype of a high-speed interceptor. The project was launched in 1940, but due to delays in development and testing, the aircraft only made its maiden flight in 1944. The project was canceled after a fire destroyed the sole prototype.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.48 156
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,677.51 105,682
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 35.35 2,226

First mass-produced jet fighter used by the U.S. Army Air Force. The P-80A equipped several squadrons during World War II, but they did not see combat due to the end of the war. Later the designation was changed to F-80A. A total of 344 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.50 100
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,248.48 49,939
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.36 694

The first mass-produced modification of the DH.100 Vampire featuring the Goblin I engine. Entered service in April 1945. A total of 40 aircraft of the early F.1 series were built, but they did not see combat due to the end of World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.26 321
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,195.42 169,749
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26.72 3,794

Developed on the basis of the La-9. Operated in the Chinese Civil War and in the Korean War. A total of 1,182 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.50 141
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 722.09 67,876
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 63.94 6,010

Reimar and Walter Horten's “flying wing” project, also known as H IX. It was supposed to be mass-produced at the Gotha plant, but before the end of the war only a few prototypes were made, some of which fell into the hands of the Allied forces.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.12 108
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,257.76 64,145
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 110.15 5,617

Developed on the basis of the Fw 190. Entered service with the Luftwaffe at the end of 1944, but only a few Ta 152s saw combat.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.95 170
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,182.37 102,866
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 176.85 15,386

In the spring of 1945 Germany provided the information about the Heinkel He 162 jet fighter to the Japanese. According to some sources, the development of a fighter with similar characteristics was started in Japan, but not even a model was completed by the end of World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.18 74
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 993.84 33,790
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

The first British carrier-based jet fighter, which first flew in July 1946. A total of 185 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.35 469
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,521.00 304,200
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.06 2,212

Developed in 1946. The first Soviet jet-powered fighter of classic design. Only two prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.33 307
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,420.32 187,482
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 152.63 20,147

A fighter with an unusual arrangement and a powerful new engine was developed in the Antonov Design Bureau as a light front-line interceptor fighter to cover the troops. The presence of other modern fighters led to the project closure.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.58 31
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,514.83 18,177
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 151.56 1,818

Developed in 1943 based on technologies introduced in the Me 262. Several versions were offered.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.35 1,502
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,765.76 791,061
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 51.90 23,251

The first Soviet jet fighter featuring a swept-wing layout. A prototype was displayed during a flyover in the summer of 1947, but the aircraft never saw mass production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.14 237
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,363.48 151,345
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 223.22 24,776

The Ta 183 design was recognized as the best aircraft in a Luftwaffe fighter competition. No prototypes were built by the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.81 486
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,257.07 336,894
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 92.00 24,655

First operational U.S. Navy carrier-based jet fighter. Later became the basis for the famous F-86.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.50 310
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,378.40 170,921
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 35.91 4,453

The first jet-powered U.S. Navy fighter to feature an afterburner and composite construction. Entered serial production, but never saw combat.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.39 98
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,470.82 60,303
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 59.18 2,426

First Soviet jet-powered fighter that saw mass production. A total of 602 aircraft were built in 1946–1948.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.57 329
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,565.50 200,383
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 72.10 9,228

First flown in December 1948. Never used in combat. A total of 197 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.56 86
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,405.60 77,308
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 148.32 8,157

Designed as a new fighter featuring better flight performance compared to the Ta 183. Further development was discontinued as the war had ended.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.83 276
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,528.93 230,869
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 169.09 25,532

Development started in August 1944. The latest variant of this fighter was 80% complete in early 1945 when it was captured by American troops.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.94 5,724
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,507.64 3,638,581
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.64 44,460

One of the most famous postwar jet fighters. Used by U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.81 90
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,580.99 50,591
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Soviet jet-powered fighter aircraft of the first postwar generation. Produced in small numbers.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.10 90
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,765.70 51,205
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 93.98 2,725

Created on the basis of the Yak-25 in 1948. The first Yakovlev jet fighter featuring a swept-wing layout. Two prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.20 64
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,883.87 37,677
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 107.76 2,155

Further modification of the MiG-15 featuring a new engine. Used during the Korean War. A total of 8,354 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.45 93
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,740.56 66,141
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 132.99 5,053

Biplane fighter of the 1930s. Used mainly as a trainer in Luftwaffe flight schools.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.27 2,655
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.78 285
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 456.06 166,461
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 754.58 275,423

One of the main fighter aircraft of the Red Army Air Force in the early 1930s. Used during World War II on a limited basis.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.69 6,427
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.30 249
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 524.19 438,219
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 484.18 404,776

Carrier-based fighter-bomber. A total of 28 aircraft were built for the U.S. Navy from 1932 through 1933. Exported as the Hawk II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.30 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.70 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 259.54 2,595
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,057.25 20,572

To increase firepower, the PV-1 machine guns on some of the I-5 fighters were replaced by the ShKAS, which had higher rate of fire.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.02 4,349
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 48
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 591.25 427,473
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 74.64 53,967

Early 1930s high specification biplane fighter. Saw extensive action in conflicts beyond the borders of the U.S.S.R.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.11 57
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.26 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 179.77 4,853
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 370.80 10,011

Fighter version of the Hawker Hart light bomber. First flew in 1933. A total of 305 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.44 13
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.22 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 218.51 1,966
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 630.35 5,673

Developed as a multi-purpose aircraft for the Royal Air Force. The first prototype flew in February 1937, with total of 192 aircraft being built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.14 15
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.29 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 344.95 2,414
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,287.08 9,009

Developed as a two-seat multirole fighter capable of engaging single-seat fighters in maneuvering combat. Its first flight took place in September 1934. The aircraft did not see active combat service. A total of 223 modifications of the DI-6 were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.33 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 350.79 3,157
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 742.65 6,683

First flew in August 1935. A total of about 200 aircraft including experimental and export versions were built. Used in the initial period of the Pacific War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.88 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 466.72 3,733
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,065.20 8,521

Developed in the early 1930s as a high-speed fighter. Used in Spain in 1936, during the Battles of Khalkhyn Gol in 1939, and through World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.72 188
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.70 48
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 406.59 28,054
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,055.68 72,842

Modification of the I-16 featuring more powerful weapons and improved performance.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.53 96
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.82 31
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 442.79 16,826
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,553.52 59,033

Exported to the Royal Air Force, Royal Netherlands Air Force, and Finnish Air Force. Used in the initial period of the Pacific War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.38 93
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 30
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 465.47 18,153
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,401.36 54,653

First flew in March 1940. The aircraft saw combat in China. A total of 272 aircraft of various modifications were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.92 100
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.13 59
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 476.52 24,779
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,619.00 136,187

Last mass-produced modification of the Polikarpov I-16. First flew in 1940. The main difference from its predecessors was it had no guns in the wings, but carried a synchronized large-caliber machine gun.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.24 115
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.30 121
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 244.58 22,745
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,578.63 239,812

The LaGG-3 series 4 was fitted with a modified engine and carried more powerful armament compared to the early LaGG-3s. Extensively used in the initial period of World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.40 2,019
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.84 706
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 521.99 438,470
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,910.21 1,604,572

The last developed version of the I-207 fighter. The aircraft was supposed to have the properties of both high-speed monoplanes and maneuverable biplanes. The prototype was built by the spring of 1941, but the project was discontinued.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.61 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 324.52 13,305
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 975.22 39,984

The last German biplane fighter. Designed for naval operations for the never-completed aircraft carrier Graf Zeppelin.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.18 251
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.07 123
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 421.97 48,526
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,179.54 250,647

The main British fighter type of early World War II. The prototype first flew in November 1935. Widely used in the French campaign in 1940 and massively used in the Battle of Britain.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.42 157
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.23 80
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 548.99 35,684
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,362.60 153,569

Developed in 1941 as a specialized anti-tank aircraft on the basis of the Hawker Hurricane fighter.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.83 11
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 518.69 3,112
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 508.43 3,050

The Hurricane Mk II entered service in 1940. Compared to the early fighter variants, it was equipped with a more powerful engine, and its armament was gradually enhanced. This modification remained in production until 1944 and was also built in Canada.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.80 27
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.13 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 636.40 9,545
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,394.41 35,916

Developed in 1941 on the basis of the Yak-7UTI flight trainer. A total of 6,399 fighters of various modifications were built, including training aircraft.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.81 188
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 54
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 561.96 58,444
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,585.09 164,849

The best U.S. carrier-based fighter at the start of the war with Japan. Used from the outset through the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.17 189
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.91 79
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 601.72 52,349
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,397.24 208,559

A further development of the P-43 Lancer featuring a more powerful Pratt & Whitney R-2180 engine. Development was discontinued due to the decision of the Republic Aviation Corporation to focus on building a more promising P-47 fighter.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.67 55
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.33 44
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 469.39 15,489
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,935.28 96,864

Modification of the LaGG-3 fighter. Used extensively for destroying aerial and ground targets, including armored targets.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.50 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 403.78 1,615
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

As the U.S.S.R. lacked spare Allison engines, a few P-40 fighters were fitted with Soviet M-105 engines.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.00 2
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 635.59 635
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,459.51 3,459

In the summer of 1941, an attempt to install an M-82A engine on the Yak-7 was made. The aircraft went through a number of changes in the design and composition of its weapons, but could not achieve the specified flight characteristics for technical reasons. Only one development prototype was made.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.41 154
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.44 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 661.34 42,325
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,729.41 110,682

A late version of the P-40, operated by Chinese pilots. The aircraft features high reliability and new engines with automatic boost control.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.00 2
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 274.35 548
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,162.81 6,325

Developed in 1939 as an alternative to the Bf 109 that served in the Luftwaffe. The Fw 190 entered mass production in 1941.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.51 80
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.79 42
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 375.50 19,901
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,089.99 110,769

Developed in Czechoslovakia after World War II on the basis of the German Messerschmitt Bf 109. In 1948, some of the S-199's were purchased by Israel, which later used them during the Arab-Israeli conflict. These aircraft became the first combat-ready fighters of the arising Israeli Air Force.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.63 158
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.85 51
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,031.79 61,907
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,313.46 198,807

Created by the Hawker company based on the experience gained from the development of the Hurricane. A total of 6 prototypes were built and tested in 1939–1941. However, due to engine problems, the project was abandoned in favor of the Hawker Typhoon.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.82 828
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.17 529
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 710.87 322,734
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,597.10 1,633,082

Developed in 1942 on the basis of the Yak-7. The most widely produced Soviet fighter. A total of 16,769 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.79 163
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 624.05 56,788
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 615.15 55,978

A further modification of the Fw 190 featuring heavier armament and a more powerful engine. Entered service in the spring of 1943. Used extensively as a multirole fighter.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.82 725
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.44 574
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 686.97 273,414
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,470.10 2,177,098

One of the most widely produced United States Navy fighters of World War II. Used in both carrier- and land-based operations.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.94 239
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.58 71
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 773.04 95,083
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,316.86 284,973

Developed on request of the U.S. Army Air Corps after the production of the Р-43 Lancer and P-44 Rocket was discontinued. First flew in May 1941. A total of 171 P-47Bs were built and used for conducting flight trials and training of pilots.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.40 120
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.22 105
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 513.46 44,157
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,194.53 360,729

Designed as an armored low- and mid-altitude fighter capable of engaging enemy aircraft in a maneuvering combat. The project was discontinued due to the achievement of air superiority by the Soviet Air Force in 1944.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.67 2
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.33 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 173.22 519
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,696.36 14,089

A further modification of the Yak-9. Developed in 1943. Successfully used in 1944-1945 on the Soviet-German front. Produced until 1948.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.85 72
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 650.19 25,357
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 213.54 8,328

The Fw 190 D modification entered service in the fall of 1944. It proved to be one of the best German fighters during the last stages of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.22 164
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.57 210
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 676.54 90,656
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,582.61 748,070

Developed simultaneously with the Hawker Tornado as a high-speed interceptor. However, it proved most effective as a multirole fighter. Remained the main support aircraft in the Royal Air Force until the end of combat in Europe.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.30 148
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.51 172
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 551.06 62,821
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,996.48 683,599

Version of the most widely-manufactured modification of the Fw 190 featuring more powerful wing-mounted weapons. Saw mass production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.87 452
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.81 197
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 862.79 208,795
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,298.06 798,131

Developed by the Republic Aviation Corporation in 1944 to keep the P-47 competitive with the P-51 Mustang fighter, which was introduced into service with the U.S. Army Air Force. A total of 1,816 P-47Ns were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.89 17
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.78 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,116.13 10,045
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,408.71 75,678

A further modification of the F4U. Used extensively in World War II against Japan and the Korean War. A total of 2,557 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.69 259
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 118
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 700.08 107,111
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,600.04 550,805

Interceptor designed to counter U.S. bombing raids on the Japanese islands. Only two prototypes were finished before the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.81 675
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.12 418
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 861.71 320,556
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,097.65 1,896,326

The first Swedish jet fighter. It was developed in 1945-1949 on the basis of the piston SAAB J 21A. The original power unit was replaced by the British Goblin jet engine. The aircraft did not see active combat service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.23 37
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.73 52
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 791.97 23,759
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,673.23 230,196

A further development of the P-47 Thunderbolt concept featuring a new Pratt & Whitney R-4360 engine. Two prototypes built were tested in 1944–1945. Never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.02 424
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.31 543
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 670.40 278,886
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,661.85 3,187,330

Designed in 1946 under the influence of the German experience. The only prototype of the Su-9 was produced and tested in 1946–1947. The aircraft never entered service, since the project was abandoned in favor of the MiG-15.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.38 132
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.85 82
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 787.68 75,617
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,963.91 476,535

Designed as a modification of the Hawker Typhoon. However, due to multiple significant changes to the design, was redesignated into the Hawker Tempest. As a multirole fighter, it proved to be one of the best British World War II aircraft.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.56 439
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.21 340
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 774.31 218,356
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,472.34 1,825,199

Blueprint created on the basis of German BMW 003 engines. Some of its concepts were later employed in the MiG-9 design.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.33 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,197.87 7,187
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Blueprint created on the basis of the Bf 109 featuring a jet engine. Presented in January 1943 as a "backup" for the Me 262. The project was discontinued.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.03 164
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.18 187
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 585.61 93,111
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,161.14 979,620

Super Corsair, a high-speed modification of the famous F4U. Achieved fame as a trophy-winning air racer after World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.42 293
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.27 262
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 724.48 149,967
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,152.17 1,480,499

Designed as part of the project for a mass-produced and low-cost jet-powered "people's fighter". The concept and appearance of the aircraft were defined in September 1944, but the prototype was never built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.79 75
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 826.95 34,731
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 299.34 12,572

Developed by the Supermarine company on the basis of the Spiteful fighter. Underwent trials in 1945–1949 but never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.51 109
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.64 46
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 825.66 59,447
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,948.44 212,287

Jet-powered version of the J7W1. Remained in blueprint form by the time of Japan's surrender.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.68 52
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.87 27
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,283.61 39,791
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,899.91 151,897

The first jet fighter built by the Hawker Aircraft company. Its prototype conducted its maiden flight on September 2, 1947. Initially, it was developed for the Royal Air Force, but was later redesigned for the Fleet Air Arm. Served in the German, Royal Netherlands, and Indian Navy.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.89 274
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.81 117
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 964.88 139,907
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,317.94 626,100

The BV P.212 was designed as part of the Luftwaffe's Emergency Fighter Program. Several concepts were developed. The BV P.212.03 version was selected as final. The first prototype was to make its first flight in the summer of 1945.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.98 894
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.28 126
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,144.91 517,498
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,086.24 942,980

Development started in 1946. The prototype first flew on September 5, 1947. The concept of the aircraft was constantly improved. The further development of the project resulted in the creation of the I-215.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.29 225
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.84 146
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 978.02 170,175
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,942.41 685,979

Developed to replace the P-47 Thunderbolt fighters serving in the U.S. Air Force. First flew in February 1946. Successfully used as a fighter-bomber during the Korean War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.12 471
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.44 1,023
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 838.53 352,183
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12,696.72 5,332,622

Prototype built on the basis of the F-94B fighter and used as a test platform for various armament configurations. Never entered mass production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.20 638
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.41 120
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,487.81 431,463
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,834.92 532,127

Designed based on the BV P.212 concept. In March 1945, the Luftwaffe approved the project and recommended the construction of a prototype. However, by the end of World War II, only theoretical calculations for the new aircraft specifications were made.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.40 498
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.76 270
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,065.26 379,233
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,523.03 1,966,197

A swept wing version of the F-84E featuring a new engine. First flew in June 1950. A total of 2,711 F-84Fs were built as a fighter version.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.16 810
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.17 2,218
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 913.99 638,878
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,108.38 10,560,755

Carrier-based U.S. Navy fighter of the postwar period. Notable design features include no horizontal stabilizer, two engines, and twin rudders.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.03 75
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.21 88
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 922.14 67,315
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,271.84 457,844

Blueprint of a further development of the J7W. The project was discontinued due to the surrender of Japan.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.15 544
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.62 410
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,519.60 384,459
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,956.81 2,013,072

Developed by the Hawker Aircraft company based on the experience gained when designing the Sea Hawk. The prototype first took to the air in July 1951. In 1953, the Hawker Hunter entered mass production. It was exported to various countries and saw combat service in a range of conflicts in the latter half of the 20th century.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.55 1,131
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.80 1,317
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,323.47 966,129
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,663.46 7,784,325

Designed on the basis of the I-211 with changes made to the engines and weapon mix. Never entered service due to the decision to concentrate the development of fighters in the Mikoyan and Yakovlev design bureau.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.47 42
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,241.38 55,103
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,204.11 20,469

An armed scout aircraft developed during creation of the light transport aircraft Ao 192 CA. No prototype was built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.29 4,076
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.65 1,569
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 446.46 424,138
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,195.68 2,085,894

Twin-engine heavy fighter. One of the first Zerstörer concepts developed for the Luftwaffe.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.94 1,588
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.46 792
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 550.36 297,743
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,346.34 1,269,368

Developed on the basis of the Do 17 Z bomber as a heavy night fighter. Featured more powerful weapons and reduced bomb load.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.84 107
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.28 74
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 375.15 21,758
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,976.80 114,654

Developed from 1934 as a multipurpose aircraft with the ability to perform as both a fighter and a ground forces support aircraft. Only two prototypes were built and tested before World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.36 47
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.86 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 598.96 8,385
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,376.87 19,276

Modification of the serial Bf 110 equipped with a 30 mm MK-101 antitank cannon. A total of 12 aircraft were produced during May–July 1940.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.75 442
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 834.55 134,362
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 124.18 19,993

Created as a "strategic fighter," a concept popular in the interwar period. Successfully used in campaigns in Poland, France, and Norway.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.47 3,482
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.96 1,348
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 720.14 1,013,239
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,604.23 3,664,156

Modification of the Blenheim bomber into a long-range fighter or night fighter. A total of 60 aircraft were modified.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.47 1,569
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.24 788
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 667.00 422,880
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,837.19 1,798,780

First flew in July 1939. Used as a long-range fighter and night fighter. A total of 5,928 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.60 1,649
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.12 2,181
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 535.98 552,056
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,182.98 6,368,473

A project for a heavy fighter carrying powerful offensive and defensive armament. First flew in March 1939. The development was discontinued due to the occupation of France in 1940.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.34 117
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 893.72 44,685
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 219.71 10,985

The Beaufighter V modification.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.15 164
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,091.32 56,748
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 38.63 2,008

Heavy fighter designed to replace the Bf 110. Entered limited service with the Luftwaffe. Also licensed for production in Hungary.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.70 4,949
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.17 2,149
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,054.45 1,935,967
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,095.03 7,518,471

A forced upgrade of the 110 by the Messerschmitt company due to the failed creation of the Me 210. Used both offensively and as a night fighter.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.90 114
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 672.76 40,365
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,424.77 145,486

Designed for the American Navy as an interceptor with a high climbing rate. Only one prototype was built, and it received a series of improvements. The first flight was made on April 1, 1940. After entering the F4F series, the development of the F5F was abandoned.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.00 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.42 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 752.23 9,026
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,705.26 20,463

First combat-ready modification of the P-38 Lightning. Used in Europe, North Africa, and the Pacific Theater. A total of 527 aircraft were produced.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.53 72
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.81 38
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 616.32 28,967
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,269.38 106,660

Developed as a long-range fighter for Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Saw combat from the summer of 1942 and was extensively used before the end of the war in the Japanese anti-aircraft defense to counter U.S. heavy bombers.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.65 208
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.83 105
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 613.36 77,283
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,428.94 306,046

Widely used in various roles, including as a long-range fighter, night fighter, and fighter-bomber. A total of 7,781 aircraft of various modifications were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.19 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.57 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 543.54 11,414
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,222.51 109,672

Developed as a twin-engine interceptor for the U.S. Army Air Force. First flew in February 1941. Only one prototype was built. Never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.89 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.22 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 501.93 4,517
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,448.68 13,038

An experimental variant of the P-38L armed with 15 mm heavy machine guns and wing-mounted rockets. Because of multiple technical problems, further tests were halted.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.42 27
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.05 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 831.59 15,800
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,633.41 69,034

Designed for the U.S. Army Air Forces as a modern interceptor with top-notch flight characteristics. Two prototypes were built, and the aircraft made its maiden flight on January 15, 1943. However, problems with its intended engine and a series of modifications requested by the customer significantly reduced the aircraft's potential characteristics. As a result, the project was canceled.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.97 3,312
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,737.10 1,450,474
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 97.93 81,771

A further development of the P-38 featuring improved controllability and speed performance. A total of 2,970 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.50 518
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.38 476
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 733.84 253,908
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,320.51 1,840,895

Developed in several versions to be used against both aerial and ground targets and to replace the Ki-45. Saw limited action before the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.70 504
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.86 161
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,258.48 235,335
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,573.85 481,309

Canadian-built version of the Mosquito FB VI. A significant number of the Mosquito FB Mk.26 were delivered to China after the end of the war against Japan.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.93 77
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.59 132
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 495.93 41,162
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,142.75 592,848

Heavy fighter-bomber, a further development of the Zerstörer concept. Used mainly on the Western Front.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.13 1,351
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.33 845
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,052.69 667,407
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,090.78 2,593,552

Designed to carry heavy cannon armament for fulfilling a wide range of combat missions. Only one prototype was built and took to the air only once.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.77 271
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.58 89
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,038.96 158,960
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,800.07 428,411

Developed as a heavy escort fighter. The XP-75 prototypes underwent trials in 1943–1944 but never entered mass production. A total of 13 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.91 105
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.71 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,010.14 55,557
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,455.46 135,050

Heavy fighter-bomber incorporating two fuselages of the Bf 109. The only prototype was destroyed in an Allied bombing raid.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.23 105
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.30 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,494.70 70,250
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,425.74 67,009

A heavy fighter based on modification 63 of the Tupolev Tu-2 bomber. Underwent trials during 1947. However, due to problems with the engines and the advent of the jet era, the project was discontinued.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.99 506
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,069.67 349,775
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 240.46 40,637

Development was started before the occupation of France. The prototype first flew in the summer of 1945. A total of 200 aircraft were ordered. However, due to the development of jet aircraft and decreasing interest in the project, only 2 prototypes and a series of 4 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.50 40
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,198.57 19,177
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

First flew in July 1944. A total of 383 aircraft of various modifications were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.54 414
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.47 395
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 763.62 205,414
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,930.89 2,133,408

Designed as a heavy carrier-based fighter for the U.S. Pacific Fleet. First flew in November 1943. A total of 364 aircraft were produced.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.80 1,489
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.29 1,069
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,072.67 886,027
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,732.17 5,560,773

Project for a high-speed fighter with heavy armament. A wooden mock-up was built by October 1943. However, the concept of the Ki-94-I was judged by the Japanese Army Air Force as too unconventional. The Tachikawa company was tasked to build an aircraft with a more conventional design. As a result, the Ki-94-II was created.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.87 173
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.02 201
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 515.33 102,034
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,200.75 831,749

Experimental U.S. Navy fighter with unique configuration. Never saw combat due to the introduction of jet-powered aircraft.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.77 656
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.33 492
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 941.95 349,465
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,074.86 2,253,772

Further modification of the twin-engine P-38 Lightning fighter. The only completed prototype was tested in 1944.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.07 1,015
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,591.23 779,700
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 209.84 102,819

A twin-fuselage fighter on the basis of the P-51 Mustang, designed to reduce the problem of pilot fatigue on long-range missions.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.16 414
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.10 212
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,586.10 304,531
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,964.12 1,337,111

Developed as a high-speed heavy fighter-bomber. The prototype first took to the air on October 26, 1943. A series of about 12 Do 335 A-1s were built by the end of World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.49 401
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.57 423
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,140.51 306,797
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,913.89 1,859,835

Project for a long-range interceptor with the envisaged ability to reach high speed in combat by using additional engines. The development was discontinued due to the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.41 538
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,874.43 417,998
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 45.17 10,072

Project for a fighter-bomber created by Westland in 1945. Development was discontinued during the preliminary design phase.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.39 625
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.76 793
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,051.19 474,086
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,224.87 4,611,415

A heavy American fighter armed with powerful forward-firing and defensive weapons. Introduced at the end of World War II, this aircraft is famous for securing the last Allied air victory.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.69 1,865
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,229.06 1,125,673
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 49.87 25,184

The world's first jet-powered fighter to enter mass production. The start of development was delayed by the interference of German top leadership who demanded a bomber variant to be developed first.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.61 129
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,366.40 109,311
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 324.83 25,986

A further modification of the Me 262 A. The prototype first flew in January 1945, with modification improvement continuing until the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.80 362
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.63 126
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,473.31 296,135
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,321.05 667,530

Project for a new two-seat night fighter. The development was discontinued during the design phase.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.27 519
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.97 223
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,965.04 449,993
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,646.84 1,751,127

First flew in January 1947. Used during the Korean War. A total of 895 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.06 271
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.85 217
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 798.28 204,360
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,009.92 1,282,538

All-weather interceptor, which first flew in November 1951. A total of 436 aircraft of various modifications were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.28 57
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,390.58 59,764
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 247.08 6,177

Blueprint of a further development of the Me 262 aircraft aimed at reaching a higher top speed.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.27 5,443
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.07 2,558
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,598.50 6,236,411
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,580.75 13,393,802

Designed as an air defense penetration fighter. First flew in June 1949. Never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.00 521
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.53 139
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,352.20 613,924
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,375.53 881,014

Designed for close support of ground forces. The only completed prototype underwent trials in 1935. Never entered mass production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.90 116
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.05 82
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 250.67 10,026
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,222.96 88,918

A heavily armored attack aircraft designed to support the troops and armored vehicles of the Red Army. Never saw mass production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.96 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.27 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 171.76 4,465
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,718.16 44,672

First flew in May 1935. Successfully used for close air support during the Spanish Civil War and World War II. A total of about 260 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.58 134
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.65 86
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 220.75 11,479
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,833.13 95,322

Developed in 1935–1936 in Germany to provide close air support for ground forces. Never entered service. A total of 6 prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.71 53
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.29 71
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 269.06 8,340
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,377.36 104,698

In 1936, the Soviet Union purchased from the U.S. a production license for the Vultee V-11 attack bomber. Redesigned as the BSh-1, it underwent trials in 1937–1939.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.12 72
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.30 147
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 228.12 14,599
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,890.92 249,018

Designed to support ground forces. Used by the Royal Australian Air Forces in the Pacific during World War II. A total of 755 aircraft were built in 1939–1946.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.27 159
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.62 327
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 265.12 33,140
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,037.65 504,706

Developed in the early 1930s as a heavy armored attack aircraft for the Red Army Air Force.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.89 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.11 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 131.27 1,181
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,636.62 41,729

The initial prototype of Blohm und Voss Ha 137, first flown in April 1935. As the main difference from later modifications, it was equipped with the BMW 132 engine.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.75 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.58 43
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 130.50 1,566
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,085.00 49,019

Developed as a high-speed two-seat attack aircraft with two prototypes produced.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.66 408
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.76 2,337
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 178.46 111,001
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,108.10 4,421,241

Early version of the armored Hs 129 attack aircraft fitted with Argus engines. A small series of aircraft was used mainly for pilot training.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.23 338
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.62 721
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 354.48 97,482
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,588.58 1,536,858

Armored attack aircraft based on the famous Fw 189 reconnaissance aircraft. Several prototypes underwent trials in 1939–1940.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.01 1,272
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.63 3,301
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 275.01 344,865
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,828.49 7,308,932

Single-seat heavily armored attack aircraft. Prototype model of the IL-2, which first flew on 12 October 1940.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.94 62
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.65 241
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 215.97 14,254
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,529.32 430,935

This well-armored attack aircraft became a legend of the Soviet Air Force. Early models of the IL-2 lacked a rear gunner.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.77 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.03 157
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 282.96 11,035
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,689.66 377,896

During frontline trials, several attempts were made to modify the IL-2 by adding a rear gunner position.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.83 559
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.38 2,269
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 298.72 200,738
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,017.19 6,059,549

Attack modification of the iconic Ju 87 Stuka dive bomber featuring enhanced armament and armor.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.68 13
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.32 63
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 224.05 4,256
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,971.87 170,465

Armored attack aircraft first flown in May 1939. A total of 865 aircraft of all modifications were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.07 16
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.67 40
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 460.10 6,901
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,719.36 85,790

The famous Ju 87 Stuka dive bomber, capable of carrying a 1,000 kg bomb.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.52 17
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.58 52
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 177.28 5,850
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,559.48 183,462

A later version of the IL-2, configured with a rear gunner. Became the most widely produced attack aircraft of World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.59 202
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.87 1,334
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 283.43 97,784
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12,820.84 4,423,190

Anti-tank modification of the Ju 88 bomber. Several dozen aircraft equipped with different armament variants were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.49 347
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.56 2,543
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 272.11 194,283
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,844.02 8,456,631

A drastic modification of the IL-2 attack aircraft, it had much heavier armor to increase durability. Bomb capacity was also increased.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.47 38
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.96 317
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 286.10 22,887
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16,011.20 1,280,896

A tailless design for a multirole attack aircraft. Development began in 1942 but was never completed.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.87 650
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.70 2,026
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 494.87 371,150
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14,708.82 11,031,618

A drastic modification of the IL-2 developed in 1944. Used in the final stages of World War II and during the Korean War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.95 4,172
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.45 23,816
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 527.98 2,306,739
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22,217.75 97,069,351

Attack aircraft designed for a wide range of missions. The single completed prototype was tested in 1947–1948.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.67 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.57 54
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 413.31 8,679
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13,862.91 291,121

Experimental attack aircraft. It featured a wider visual field which allowed for better targeting. Never entered mass production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.59 688
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.21 6,122
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 384.09 451,308
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24,925.25 29,287,166

A modification of the IL-10 featuring greater firepower and improved handling, the IL-10M went into mass production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.29 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.86 40
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 381.23 5,337
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16,957.26 237,401

Designed simultaneously with the Me 265 as a new multirole attack aircraft for the Luftwaffe. Never entered mass production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.86 180
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.67 560
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 566.15 118,891
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14,290.27 3,000,956

Developed from the Me 262 as a multirole aircraft with different armament variants. Development was discontinued as the war had ended.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.87 1,263
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.73 6,906
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 844.57 1,233,074
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26,490.04 38,675,460

Heavily armed and armored high-speed attack aircraft with tandem seating. Developed in 1953–1956.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.73 1,313
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.01 9,048
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 685.00 1,237,118
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24,511.49 44,267,742

Preliminary design for a heavy multirole jet aircraft. Never went past the initial concept phase.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.85 804
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.51 4,267
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 945.83 895,701
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26,015.57 24,636,743

Developed on the basis of the IL-40 with major construction faults corrected. A total of 7 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.67 819
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.65 6,932
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 804.43 986,236
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27,102.33 33,227,450

A French air cruiser of the first half of the 1930s. Was called up to perform a wide range of missions: from reconnaissance to strikes on enemy positions. Proved successful in the early stages of the Spanish Civil War. By the beginning of active hostilities against Germany, the planes were considered obsolete and removed from combat units.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Ground Targets Destroyed 12.00 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 116.45 116
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19,202.89 19,202

Due to problems with the diesel engines on the early Ju 86, it was decided to replace them with the radial BMW 132. The new modification—the Ju 86 E—served with the Luftwaffe until it was replaced by more advanced He 111 bombers.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Ground Targets Destroyed 9.15 183
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 7.50 149
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12,905.93 258,118

Developed by the Bristol company as Type 149. Featured a lengthened nose, which provided more comfortable conditions for a navigator. The first several Blenheim Mk.IVs inherited the defensive armament of the Blenheim Mk.I.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.06 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 9.58 1,399
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 22.48 3,282
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12,962.55 1,892,531

The main Soviet pre-war medium bomber. First took to the air in 1934. Extensively used in the late 1930s and in early Word War II. A total of 7,000 aircraft of various modifications were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.31 82
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 18.41 239
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,936.76 116,177

A drastic modification of the SB bomber built with the aim of improving its combat performance. First flew in 1940. A total of about 200 aircraft were built and saw combat along with the SB.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.30 408
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 14.39 1,108
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,688.08 822,982

A modification of one of the most well-known German World War II bombers. The He 111 H-2 entered mass production in September 1939. This aircraft differed from the early Не 111 in the engines and enhanced defensive armament. Over 500 aircraft of the H-2 series were produced.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.04 28
Ground Targets Destroyed 8.58 5,626
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 34.61 22,705
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16,461.82 10,798,953

The last and most advanced version of the Do 17 bomber. The prototype first took to the air in March 1938. It featured an absolutely new cockpit design, new engines, and enhanced defensive armament. A total of roughly 500 Do 17 Z aircraft in several versions were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.06 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 8.02 3,215
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 32.66 13,096
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,523.81 6,225,046

The B-17D modification was developed in February 1941. Most of these bombers were sent to the U.S. air bases in the Pacific, where the beginning of the war with Japan found them.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.12 2
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.06 97
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 63.89 1,022
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16,739.82 267,837

The most mass-produced modification of the Ju 88. Mass production started in March 1939, and by 1940–1941, the Ju 88 A became the main bomber type in the Luftwaffe. The aircraft was widely used on all fronts and was also supplied to the allies of Germany.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.13 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 7.63 1,420
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 49.86 9,273
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21,387.20 3,978,019

The main Soviet tactical bomber of World War II. The prototype first flew in December 1939. Over 11,000 Pe-2s of various modifications were built and saw extensive action throughout World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.16 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.46 197
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 165.92 9,457
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,659.38 493,584

A modification of the Pe-2 bomber equipped with new engines. The prototype was built in the fall of 1942. Due to the shortage of engines that were in great demand for developing the Lavochkin fighters, only 32 aircraft were built, but saw limited combat.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.25 31
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.79 352
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 203.75 25,672
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,025.30 1,263,187

Developed as an attack bomber to replace the Douglas A-20 Havoc serving the U.S. Air Force. The A-26B was the first aircraft in the series to enter mass production. A significant number of modifications were built based on the A-26B.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total