PitBullWarrior

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PitBullWarrior

Position: Commander

Days in clan: 658

[KDHN] Die Krieger des Hohen Nordens

Position: Commander

Days in clan: 658

23,105
Battles Fought
75.97%
Victories/Battles
3,104
Average Experience per Battle
55,762
Most Damage per Battle,

Aircraft type efficiency

Fighters

Multirole Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Attack Aircraft

Bombers

Achievements 163/188

  • marcel
    831
  • Marseille Medal

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


    Award +1
  • maccambell
    1829
  • 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
    4578
  • Hero of the Sky Badge

    Awarded for earning the highest aircraft type grade in battle.


    Award +1
  • rocketeer
    475
  • 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
    390
  • 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
    230
  • 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
    225
  • 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 23,105
Victories 17,552 (75.97%)
Draws 65 (0%)
Defeats 5,488 (24%)
Average Experience per Battle 3,104
Maximum Experience per Battle 12,425

Battle Performance

Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.00
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.64
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,541.01
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14,049.86

Preferences in aircraft types

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
23,823
Fighters 8,907 (37%)
Multirole Fighters 1,425 (6%)
Heavy Fighters 5,638 (24%)
Attack Aircraft 1,319 (6%)
Bombers 6,534 (27%)

Preferences in aircraft nations

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
23,823
U.S.S.R. Aircraft 4,115 (17%)
Germany Aircraft 15,165 (64%)
U.S.A. Aircraft 2,378 (10%)
Japan Aircraft 649 (3%)
U.K. Aircraft 1,402 (6%)
China Aircraft 63 (0%)
Europe Aircraft 51 (0%)

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Aircraft

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

Developed in Germany by the Heinkel firm under the designation HD-37. Saw mass production in the U.S.S.R. as the I-7.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.50 105
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 579.18 8,108
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.83 39

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 8.25 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 771.10 3,084
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Last mass-produced biplane fighter used by the Japanese Army. First flew in March 1935. Saw combat in China and in the Soviet-Japanese conflict of Khalkhyn Gol. A total of about 600 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.75 69
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 466.82 5,601
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.39 28

Used widely during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The last biplane designed by Nakajima.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 9.30 93
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 801.97 8,019
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.42 14

Developed in 1932–1933 for the U.S. Army. One prototype was built, but the aircraft never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.53 256
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 866.98 26,009
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.41 12

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 6.92 90
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 613.63 7,977
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Designed for the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force in 1933–1935. A total of 5 prototypes were built. Never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 19.50 39
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,604.07 3,208
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Experimental all-metal fighter aircraft developed on the basis of the successful P-6E with several prototypes being produced.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.00 98
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 657.56 9,205
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

An export variant of the F11C fighter. Used extensively during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Some of the aircraft were produced directly in China.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.93 41
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 282.94 3,961
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.19 2

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 7.14 100
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 532.73 7,458
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.34 4

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 9.85 128
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 921.72 11,982
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.39 5

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 10.17 234
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 892.18 20,520
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.19 27

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 7.73 116
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 669.39 10,040
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.01 135

Served in the British Royal Air Force in 1929–1937. A total of 443 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.83 198
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 643.22 18,653
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.56 16

Land modification of the A5M naval fighter. Underwent trials in 1935–1936 but never entered service, as the Japanese Army favored the Ki-10.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.63 69
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 473.17 8,990
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

The first monoplane carrier-based fighter adopted by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service. Successfully used during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.45 93
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,470.34 16,173
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.20 255

Designed as a high-speed monoplane fighter for the Italian Air Force, the Ba.27M was not accepted into service and so was offered for export. Employed by the Chinese Air Force during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.87 88
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 981.83 14,727
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.67 10

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 4.50 36
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 815.86 6,526
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 93.53 748

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 4.42 159
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 670.16 24,125
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.26 9

Underwent trials in the summer of 1934. The first aircraft with retractable landing gear proposed to the Royal Air Force.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.52 81
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 649.56 14,939
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.40 400

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 3.94 193
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 601.13 29,455
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 40.20 1,969

A prototype of the I-16 (TsKB-12) equipped with a Wright Cyclone engine and three-blade propeller. Following trials, it was decided to produce I-16 with the M-22 engine.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.57 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 627.49 4,392
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.16 1

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 5.92 213
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 818.77 29,475
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 37.14 1,337

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 3.05 131
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 521.89 22,441
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.04 130

An export variant of the Model 75 aircraft. Used by the air forces of various countries throughout the world.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.11 92
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 744.39 13,398
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 43.20 777

Designed as an attempt of the Boeing company to produce a more advanced version of the successful P-26 Peashooter. A total of 4 prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.07 137
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 746.92 20,166
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.05 298

A modification of the serial B-534 fighter with more powerful weapons. Due to the lack of 20 mm autocannons, only a small part of the Bk-534 was equipped with them regularly.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.00 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 729.73 4,378
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 280.89 1,685

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 5.83 134
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 894.95 20,583
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.84 19

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 6.08 377
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 760.13 47,128
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 63.71 3,950

Designed and tested in 1935 as a new fighter for the Luftwaffe, but was considered inferior to the He 112 and Bf 109. Two prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.56 283
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 692.73 42,949
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 42.19 2,616

Developed on the basis of the P-35 as a two-seat bomber escort fighter. Never entered service despite good flight performance.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.56 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 477.66 4,298
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.72 6

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 3.62 94
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 765.80 19,910
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.77 46

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 9.00 27
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,883.67 5,651
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 5.00 165
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 924.59 30,511
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.18 5

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 2.00 16
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 533.64 4,269
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.26 179
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 890.53 37,402
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.16 6

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 4.26 200
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 877.94 41,263
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 47.67 2,240

Developed by the Nakajima Aircraft Company to replace the Ki-27 in the Japanese Air Force. First aircraft entered service in the fall of 1941. A total of about 6,000 Ki-43s of various versions were built and used on all fronts until the end of World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.97 154
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 891.44 27,634
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.55 141

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 4.40 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 763.45 11,451
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.61 9

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 4.34 152
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 867.25 30,353
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.24 358

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 3.78 170
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 873.96 39,328
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26.78 1,205

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 3.35 87
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 796.30 20,703
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.24 58

One of the early modifications of the P-36 Hawk. A total of 30 aircraft of this modification were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.62 29
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 740.04 5,920
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 50.79 406

Several Ki-43 aircraft were captured by the Chinese Nationalist Air Force and the Chinese Communist Air Force after Japan's defeat in the Pacific War. They were operated in China during the ongoing civil war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.25 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 401.48 3,211
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Developed for export to the Belgian Air Force. A total of 4 prototypes were built and underwent trials in Great Britain, Belgium, and the U.S.S.R.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.17 338
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 745.06 60,349
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 49.30 3,993

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 5.09 168
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 905.56 29,883
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.62 152

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 2.50 10
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 542.62 2,170
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 79.29 317

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 3.00 21
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 931.35 6,519
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.25 1

Designed as a simplified modification for mass production. Underwent trials in 1940–1941, but never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.09 178
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,256.91 43,991
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.26 219

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.61 249
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,063.95 57,453
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.18 765

Development of this two-seat fighter with the tandem wing configuration was started by the Arsenal company in 1939. The prototype was completed during the occupation of France. The aircraft was tested in the summer of 1941, but it was decided not to put it into mass production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.50 15
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 858.06 5,148
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27.82 166

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 3.87 422
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,032.90 112,585
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.05 3,166

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 4.33 182
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 982.74 41,275
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.56 1,199

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 3.09 179
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 666.03 38,629
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.26 1,117

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 3.80 38
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 862.02 8,620
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.36 183

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 12.50 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,871.67 5,743
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.25 4

Initial prototype of the famous F4U Corsair. First flown on 29 May 1940, demonstrating good flight performance.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.43 17
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 659.80 4,618
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.94 6

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 2.17 26
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 449.43 5,393
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.23 2

Modification of the Curtiss P-40. Served with the 1st American Volunteer Group (Flying Tigers) and was actively used in operations against Japan.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.88 39
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,020.57 8,164
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.69 5

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 3.73 317
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,030.47 87,589
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.38 31

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 2.69 191
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 675.24 47,941
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.53 2,025

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 2.93 123
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 851.81 35,775
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.98 41

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 2.50 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 686.36 8,236
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 2.52 78
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 435.31 13,494
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15.78 489

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 7.50 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,870.73 7,482
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 100.30 401

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 5.84 111
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,407.81 26,748
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 57.20 1,086

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 3.00 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 692.27 4,153
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 5.31 186
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,367.67 47,868
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.05 106

Low-cost fighter developed by the Bell Aircraft Corporation to address the shortage of light-metal alloys used in aviation. Never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.50 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,235.96 7,415
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.57 32
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,322.79 9,259
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 366.02 2,562

A modification of the Spitfire V inspired by Iron Maiden.

Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.33 277
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,601.55 83,280
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.54 1,068

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 5.00 35
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,362.87 9,540
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.73 75

The Spitfire V modification

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.71 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,257.11 8,799
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 1.64 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 590.16 6,491
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.23 13

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 3.73 332
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 866.10 77,082
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 61.45 5,469

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 3.67 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,264.53 11,380
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.89 35
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,417.84 12,760
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 55.72 501

The Bell Aircraft Corporation always searched for the ways of improving aircraft characteristics based on feedback from the pilots who flew various modifications of the P-39 Airacobra. The P-39N series was an attempt to lighten the airframe by reducing fuel capacity or partially demounting armor.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.88 975
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,398.33 279,666
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 126.75 25,349

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 5.25 1,139
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,630.98 353,921
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26.15 5,673

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 4.80 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 968.69 4,843
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 174.58 872

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 3.22 29
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,004.06 9,036
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 1.89 17
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 715.45 6,439
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 197.13 1,774

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 2.17 13
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 817.99 4,907
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.46 2,153
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,351.27 652,663
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26.38 12,743

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 3.17 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,305.79 7,834
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.88 411
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,209.69 128,227
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 140.63 14,906

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 3.97 119
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,436.52 43,095
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 68.42 2,052

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 2.94 562
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 961.66 183,677
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.52 3,919

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 3.83 345
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,560.87 140,478
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 42.52 3,826

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 2.11 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 748.15 6,733
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.40 44
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,444.11 14,441
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 3.44 31
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,370.51 12,334
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 2.37 45
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 738.10 14,023
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 98.09 1,863

A version of the Yak-3 equipped with heavy armament and a slightly modified airframe, compared to the base model. Never entered mass production. Only one prototype was built and tested in 1945.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.17 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,182.72 7,096
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.45 2

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 4.00 32
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,382.17 11,057
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 3.74 333
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,402.98 124,865
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.14 279

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 5.08 533
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,743.88 183,107
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 300.75 31,578

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 3.91 43
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,187.37 13,061
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.97 65

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 2.20 22
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 850.49 8,504
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.39 149
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,069.79 47,070
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 193.24 8,502

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.55 1,464
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,387.35 630,260
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 120.95 31,930

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 4.14 29
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,468.32 10,278
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 5.16 98
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,357.97 44,801
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 117.84 2,238

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 2.40 115
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,317.21 63,225
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.12 284
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,902.95 131,303
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.51 172

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 1.25 20
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 637.10 10,193
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.95 31

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 3.28 637
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,168.29 226,648
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 109.43 21,229

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 4.17 50
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,573.95 18,887
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 40.43 485

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 2.69 86
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,284.27 41,096
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.03 32

Prototype model of a mixed-power fighter. A total of 3 aircraft were built. Never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.00 28
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,692.06 23,688
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.69 65

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 4.03 624
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,997.70 309,643
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.04 4,501

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 4.42 407
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,381.51 219,098
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 53.19 4,893

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 1.98 93
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 744.90 35,010
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 49.68 2,334

Derived from the training aircraft JJ-1, it never went past the initial concept phase.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.36 47
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,724.10 24,137
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 5.47 7,210
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,975.38 3,924,526
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 37.07 48,895

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 3.92 314
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,516.35 121,307
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.62 129

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 4.09 413
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,246.00 226,846
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27.17 2,744

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 5.16 315
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,824.12 172,271
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 118.77 7,245

Developed as a parasite fighter designed to be carried by a heavy bomber and defend the latter against enemy attacks. It underwent trials in 1948–1949, but never entered service. Two prototypes were handed over to museums.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.26 584
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,577.71 286,125
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 56.25 6,243

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 5.86 27,460
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 87
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,059.16 14,329,115
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 104.96 491,638

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 2.78 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,801.39 16,212
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 5.26 679
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,948.35 380,337
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.10 2,463

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 5.44 2,964
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,248.33 1,770,337
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.11 9,324

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 8.00 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,421.83 16,265
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.46 875
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,664.09 522,161
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 204.48 40,077

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 5.35 139
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,458.47 89,920
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.98 51

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 4.40 44
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,064.56 30,645
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.85 500
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,665.05 377,499
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24.77 2,551

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 6.69 41,730
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 88
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,580.06 28,565,839
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 47.73 297,670

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 4.56 880
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,189.55 615,583
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.17 3,700

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 3.46 235
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,636.84 179,305
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.13 892

Due to the end of World War II, the Ki-162 project was not completed in combat-ready condition. Further development is only hypothetical based on the level of technology in Japan at that time.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.48 679
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,101.00 384,524
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.73 2,943

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.80 192
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,892.24 115,689
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.96 158

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 5.23 2,650
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,899.72 1,470,159
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 208.66 105,790

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 4.59 248
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,581.71 193,412
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.78 203

Developed in early 1926 as an all-metal version of the Gamecock fighter. Never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.53 94
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.29 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 448.94 7,631
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 300.14 5,102

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 9.71 136
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 718.95 10,065
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 417.07 5,838

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 6.59 270
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 477.56 19,579
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 216.78 8,888

U.S. Army Air Corps and U.S. Navy biplane fighter of the interwar period.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.77 75
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.54 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 378.81 4,924
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 570.81 7,420

Developed at the request of the Imperial Japanese Army in cooperation with French aircraft designers.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 9.58 182
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.26 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 573.59 10,898
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 523.33 9,943

An export version of the Curtiss BF2C-1. A total of 137 aircraft were built for the Air Forces of China, Argentina, Turkey, and Thailand. Licensed for production in China.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.29 37
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 337.12 2,359
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 514.57 3,602

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 1.12 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.25 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 192.92 3,086
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 343.90 5,502

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 8.75 105
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 931.46 11,177
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Developed on request of the U.S. Army Air Corps to replace the Boeing Р-12 fighters. A total of 151 aircraft were built. Used in the Second Sino-Japanese War and the initial period of the Pacific War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.28 113
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 680.21 12,243
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 561.24 10,102

Developed as a one-seat modification of the successful two-seat carrier-based Grumman FF-1 fighter. By September 1940 all F2Fs were converted into trainer aircraft.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.43 118
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 806.64 11,292
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 991.06 13,874

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 7.20 108
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 681.92 10,228
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 480.13 7,201

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 6.56 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 522.61 4,703
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 821.76 7,395

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 3.18 70
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 468.11 10,298
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 969.19 21,322

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 3.67 22
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 439.50 2,636
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 641.51 3,849

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 5.30 143
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 734.27 19,825
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 613.09 16,553

One of the best biplane fighters of the 1930s. Served through the end of 1941.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.63 486
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.34 45
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 459.23 61,537
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 740.02 99,163

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 4.41 269
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.49 30
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 539.98 32,938
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 756.43 46,142

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 4.17 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.83 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 635.31 3,811
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,448.30 8,689

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 3.11 28
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.78 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 629.57 5,666
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,483.28 22,349

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 2.42 63
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.27 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 369.66 9,611
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 880.95 22,904

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 4.22 173
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.37 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 730.63 29,955
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 813.55 33,355

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 4.59 179
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.41 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 924.32 36,048
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,280.32 49,932

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 4.18 2,444
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.49 289
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 840.62 490,923
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 984.11 574,721

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 3.49 234
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 22
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 760.19 50,932
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 870.33 58,311

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.00 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 738.48 8,123
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 716.64 7,883

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 3.82 130
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 934.09 31,759
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.82 877

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 5.40 27
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,583.07 7,915
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.92 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,314.14 15,769
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 907.33 10,887

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 2.80 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.40 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 656.93 3,284
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,835.83 14,179

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 5.38 43
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,031.66 8,253
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,206.98 9,655

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 4.43 31
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,362.33 9,536
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 151.96 1,063

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 5.10 204
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,182.97 47,318
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 725.80 29,031

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 1.38 11
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 306.53 2,452
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 608.16 4,865

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 1.83 22
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.42 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 468.53 5,622
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 782.09 9,385

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 4.75 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.25 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,521.93 6,087
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,624.83 10,499

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 2.81 45
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.44 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 883.37 14,133
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,427.35 22,837

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 4.73 52
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,550.96 17,060
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 2.37 97
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.44 18
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 717.69 29,425
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,319.31 136,091

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 8.00 160
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.70 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,204.06 44,081
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,263.63 65,272

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 2.95 62
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,132.85 23,789
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,716.73 57,051

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 3.00 21
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 885.31 6,197
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,753.81 19,276

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 3.27 49
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,510.93 22,663
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 173.62 2,604

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 6.03 199
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.42 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,182.17 72,011
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,985.94 98,536

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 3.35 67
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,343.88 26,877
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,016.46 60,329

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 9.33 56
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,218.03 19,308
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 363.48 2,180

Designed as a high-speed interceptor fighter. Delayed development made the Imperial Japanese Navy discontinue the project in favor of the J7W1.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.00 20
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 615.74 6,157
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 761.72 7,617

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 3.86 108
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.93 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,679.82 47,035
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,558.25 155,630

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 3.10 127
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.39 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,044.95 42,843
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,594.71 106,383

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 4.36 571
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.21 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,825.33 239,117
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,503.87 328,007

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 0.93 13
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 826.84 11,575
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,318.27 32,455

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 2.15 103
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.75 36
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,320.94 63,404
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,148.41 295,123

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 2.96 139
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.19 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,430.35 67,226
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,812.85 85,203

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 3.33 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,352.96 12,176
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,149.11 28,342

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 3.69 48
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,070.44 26,915
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 4.12 642
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.28 44
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,149.08 335,255
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,964.21 306,417

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 4.26 149
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,180.96 76,333
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,402.04 224,071

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 3.19 268
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,645.83 138,249
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 108.29 9,096

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 3.13 47
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,485.59 22,283
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,879.41 28,191

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 3.83 647
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.23 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,225.00 376,025
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,778.75 469,608

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 3.31 308
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,010.50 186,976
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,251.25 209,365

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 2.94 53
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,636.87 47,463
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.29 113

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 3.31 53
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,086.75 33,387
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,995.17 47,922

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 3.61 253
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.16 81
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,111.18 147,782
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,772.04 614,042

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 4.13 1,849
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,728.58 1,222,405
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 162.07 72,609

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 2.74 129
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,285.93 107,438
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 891.02 41,877

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 5.25 42
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.75 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,583.07 28,664
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,665.35 69,322

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 3.00 60
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,923.14 38,462
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,007.71 140,154

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 5.32 1,032
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 64
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,137.05 802,587
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,811.96 545,519

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 3.94 414
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.68 71
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,486.61 366,093
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,927.27 412,363

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 3.64 102
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.25 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,337.73 93,456
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,842.23 51,582

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 8.43 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.29 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 800.33 5,602
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,457.17 10,200

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.88 83
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.12 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 855.70 14,546
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,209.96 37,569

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 2.64 58
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.59 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 406.45 8,941
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,338.30 29,442

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 4.40 44
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.70 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 612.43 6,124
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,204.28 12,042

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 4.17 1,497
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 202
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,117.86 401,312
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,486.50 533,652

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 3.42 181
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 789.45 41,840
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 48.26 2,557

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 4.69 244
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.02 53
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,062.73 55,261
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,469.31 128,403

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 3.87 240
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.69 105
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,067.72 66,198
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,535.85 281,222

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 3.10 31
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,073.28 10,732
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 346.11 3,461

The Beaufighter V modification.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.75 356
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,398.21 104,865
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.99 899

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 2.88 49
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.59 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 957.50 16,277
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,110.13 35,872

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 3.40 34
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.40 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,037.23 10,372
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,310.90 13,109

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 4.62 697
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.51 77
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,596.87 241,127
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,826.49 275,799

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 4.37 153
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.37 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,436.61 50,281
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,331.62 81,606

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 3.17 38
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 926.15 11,113
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 725.57 8,706

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 3.53 106
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.97 29
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,375.50 41,264
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,115.49 153,464

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 2.40 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,000.15 10,001
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,592.26 15,922

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 2.60 130
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.64 32
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,112.72 55,636
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,672.51 183,625

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 4.79 1,005
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.40 84
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,821.01 382,411
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,123.92 446,023

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 3.43 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.71 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,556.10 10,892
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,556.75 31,897

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 5.62 4,296
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 369
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,282.74 1,746,299
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,425.24 1,090,309

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 1.50 27
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 935.29 16,835
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 794.00 14,291

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 3.14 22
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,430.78 10,015
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,835.59 19,849

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 4.43 1,139
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.23 59
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,339.76 601,318
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,896.43 487,382

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 4.17 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,711.16 16,266
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 3.81 396
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.65 68
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,823.52 189,645
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,785.04 601,644

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 2.07 31
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 988.43 14,826
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,228.58 63,428

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 2.11 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,025.09 9,225
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 2.80 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.40 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,083.51 5,417
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,298.30 16,491

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 4.73 1,069
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.27 62
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,420.36 547,000
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,548.90 802,052

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 4.05 607
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,703.73 405,559
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 36.08 5,412

The U.S. Army Air Force's escort fighter, a further development of the P-82B.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.04 423
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 65
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,112.00 261,407
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,689.99 393,958

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 2.87 86
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,777.61 53,328
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,281.30 128,439

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 4.32 839
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,553.96 495,468
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 53.60 10,397

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 4.50 99
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.36 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,215.92 48,750
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,789.52 105,369

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 4.29 875
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.75 154
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,431.28 495,980
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,917.19 1,207,106

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 4.28 975
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,979.86 679,407
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 70.41 16,053

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 5.11 4,059
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.38 305
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,030.32 3,204,108
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,491.71 1,980,905

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 5.83 1,143
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.32 63
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,133.96 810,255
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,928.50 769,986

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 4.45 645
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.15 22
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,252.30 471,584
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,431.41 352,554

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 6.17 28,005
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 2,290
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,767.38 26,172,358
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,105.29 14,091,811

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 6.31 10,626
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.44 748
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,603.91 9,442,591
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,251.36 5,478,541

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 5.89 3,351
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,545.93 3,155,635
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 73.20 41,651

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 3.04 82
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.93 52
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 292.75 7,904
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,152.83 58,126

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 3.36 37
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.18 24
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 350.32 3,853
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,897.95 31,877

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 2.61 81
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.68 52
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 294.71 9,135
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,832.59 56,810

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 2.36 26
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.27 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 408.82 4,496
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,587.60 28,463

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 0.75 3
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.75 23
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 232.19 928
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,465.68 25,862

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 4.00 20
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.80 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 647.36 3,236
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,138.61 10,693

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 1.00 5
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 386.49 1,932
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,962.47 9,812

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 3.10 130
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.17 91
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 482.48 20,264
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,388.36 142,310

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.94 16
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.65 45
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 217.12 3,691
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,083.95 86,427

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 1.08 54
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.58 129
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 316.92 15,846
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,432.90 271,645

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 1.50 78
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.88 98
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 367.92 19,131
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,685.12 191,626

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 1.11 10
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.78 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 206.26 1,856
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,647.83 23,830

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 0.44 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.22 38
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 216.32 1,946
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,408.61 93,677

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 0.76 41
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.94 159
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 206.50 11,150
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,620.64 465,514

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 1.67 15
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.89 35
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 533.69 4,803
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,895.60 89,060

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 1.00 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.33 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 367.83 2,206
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,199.63 43,197

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 0.53 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.87 43
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 300.04 4,500
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,954.72 134,320

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 0.53 10
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.37 45
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 418.22 7,946
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,363.42 291,904