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delta9680

Position: Combat Officer

Days in clan: 1674

[R2_D2] R2‑D2

Position: Combat Officer

Days in clan: 1674

13,766
Battles Fought
65.33%
Victories/Battles
2,326
Average Experience per Battle
38,548
Most Damage per Battle,

Aircraft type efficiency

Fighters

Multirole Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Attack Aircraft

Bombers

Achievements 217/233

  • marcel
    93
  • Marseille Medal

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


    Award +1
  • maccambell
    277
  • 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
    1712
  • Hero of the Sky Badge

    Awarded for earning the highest aircraft type grade in battle.


    Award +1
  • rocketeer
    298
  • 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
    334
  • 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.

  • predatoryduet
    3
  • Raptor Duo

    Awarded to members of a Flight that destroyed 15 aerial targets and earned at least 500 capture points.

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

  • flameofheaven
    261
  • 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 13,766
Victories 8,994 (65.33%)
Draws 42 (0%)
Defeats 4,730 (34%)
Average Experience per Battle 2,326
Maximum Experience per Battle 10,062

Battle Performance

Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.79
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.43
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,261.48
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,908.06

Preferences in aircraft types

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
13,862
Fighters 3,268 (24%)
Multirole Fighters 1,376 (10%)
Heavy Fighters 3,736 (27%)
Attack Aircraft 4,793 (35%)
Bombers 689 (5%)

Preferences in aircraft nations

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
13,862
U.S.S.R. Aircraft 2,804 (20%)
Germany Aircraft 4,616 (33%)
U.S.A. Aircraft 2,765 (20%)
Japan Aircraft 341 (2%)
U.K. Aircraft 2,902 (21%)
China Aircraft 143 (1%)
Europe Aircraft 291 (2%)

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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

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.68 176
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 521.97 16,180
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.66 516

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 5.41 119
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 395.68 8,705
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.78 413

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 5.62 45
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 432.90 3,463
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.29 170

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.50 77
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 471.18 6,596
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 101.10 1,415

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 19.40 97
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,546.45 7,732
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27.54 137

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 4.45 98
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 336.56 7,404
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 41.28 908

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 5.64 79
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 518.14 7,253
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 46.79 655

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 11.50 115
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 918.44 9,184
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 5.53 83
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 540.76 8,111
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 44.83 672

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 5.93 89
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 479.36 7,190
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 60.35 905

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.56 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 658.29 5,924
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.82 16

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 6.33 57
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 480.57 4,325
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 155.74 1,401

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.57 105
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 345.39 7,943
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 33.43 768

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 4.59 78
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 464.52 7,896
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 51.19 870

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 2.00 10
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 393.05 1,965
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Performed trials in 1936 as a new fighter for the Japanese Army. Two prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.12 103
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 426.44 14,072
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 49.50 1,633

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 3.42 41
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 534.48 6,413
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.64 151

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 4.55 141
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 541.22 16,777
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 94.41 2,926

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 3.50 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 656.91 2,627
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.48 130
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 735.84 21,339
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 164.11 4,759

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 3.71 130
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 588.18 20,586
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 205.34 7,187

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 2.60 39
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 433.04 6,495
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 71.49 1,072

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 2.71 38
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 437.80 6,129
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 51.56 721

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 2.73 60
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 389.71 8,573
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.67 212

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 4.35 174
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 665.23 26,609
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.19 247

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 3.50 112
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 498.65 15,956
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 107.43 3,437

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 4.27 128
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 651.30 19,538
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 46.41 1,392

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 3.84 73
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 709.92 13,488
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 32.63 619

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 3.61 119
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 557.85 18,409
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.60 481

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 3.62 141
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 526.38 20,528
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 43.36 1,691

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.81 179
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 565.66 26,586
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 53.72 2,524

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 2.74 159
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 542.77 31,480
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.59 1,310

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 2.07 60
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 463.85 13,451
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 85.46 2,478

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 3.54 85
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 783.01 18,792
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 47.40 1,137

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 3.49 265
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 753.64 57,276
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 35.32 2,684

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 2.98 128
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 589.41 25,344
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 154.83 6,657

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.23 184
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 725.84 41,373
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 123.54 7,041

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 4.20 84
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 791.88 15,837
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.92 518

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 4.64 102
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 905.20 19,914
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 111.74 2,458

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.33 35
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 363.55 5,453
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 157.09 2,356

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 3.24 191
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 572.90 33,800
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 57.61 3,398

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 4.39 167
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 845.35 32,123
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 70.54 2,680

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 2.78 153
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 542.05 29,812
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 120.62 6,633

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 4.30 1,195
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 858.12 238,557
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 41.65 11,579

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 2.06 177
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 485.57 41,759
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 57.24 4,922

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 2.72 174
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 490.46 31,389
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 55.99 3,583

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 2.13 49
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 445.68 10,250
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 88.50 2,035

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 3.16 234
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 598.69 44,303
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 106.66 7,892

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 4.65 79
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 881.87 14,991
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.59 10

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 4.22 207
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 829.84 40,662
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 152.07 7,451

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 2.98 188
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 706.68 44,521
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 270.66 17,051

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.84 1,036
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 908.20 245,214
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 130.95 35,355

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 2.82 200
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 767.87 54,519
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 128.57 9,128

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 3.10 524
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 717.81 121,310
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 79.17 13,379

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 2.98 146
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 791.48 38,782
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 102.31 5,013

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 3.20 208
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 806.53 52,424
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 164.71 10,706

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 2.00 130
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 526.85 34,245
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 43.74 2,843

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.58 219
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 632.21 53,738
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 88.24 7,500

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 3.50 35
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 871.01 8,710
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 67.60 676

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 2.89 55
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.16 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 745.24 14,159
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 496.45 9,432

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.38 193
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 595.00 48,194
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 53.61 4,342

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 4.06 73
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 910.26 16,384
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.42 367

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 2.12 34
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 522.49 8,359
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.23 483

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 4.10 201
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 918.90 45,025
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.49 464

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 2.20 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 545.22 8,178
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.21 33

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 2.31 37
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 783.05 12,528
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 435.91 6,974

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 4.00 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,170.33 2,340
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.38 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 521.14 4,169
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.17 57
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 735.62 13,241
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 163.47 2,942

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 2.87 195
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 749.65 50,976
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 127.76 8,687

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.71 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 688.06 4,816
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 4.23 271
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,338.44 85,660
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 447.26 28,624

A modification of the Spitfire V inspired by Iron Maiden.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.22 463
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 989.22 142,447
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 116.60 16,790

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 2.99 296
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 875.86 86,709
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 185.65 18,379

The Spitfire V modification

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.17 260
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 882.40 72,356
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 41.77 3,425

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 3.00 622
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 917.02 189,822
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 203.68 42,160

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 3.38 54
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,129.40 18,070
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 277.22 4,435

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.95 39
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 711.79 14,235
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 50.82 1,016

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 4.36 48
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.18 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,275.72 14,032
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,029.23 11,321

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.00 90
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,795.28 32,314
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 225.69 4,062

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 3.25 286
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 971.53 85,494
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 76.31 6,715

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 1.79 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 587.30 8,222
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 62.72 878

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 3.46 239
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,062.82 73,334
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 99.37 6,856

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 3.14 22
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 711.97 4,983
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 345.58 2,419

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.20 237
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,017.13 75,267
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 52.49 3,884

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 5.33 16
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,907.57 5,722
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.37 438
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,075.22 139,778
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 167.00 21,709

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 3.25 231
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,060.44 75,290
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 208.75 14,821

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 2.39 55
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 792.10 18,218
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 393.97 9,061

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.72 305
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,331.93 109,218
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 146.44 12,008

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.77 313
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,451.75 120,494
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 189.74 15,748

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 3.74 299
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,268.19 101,455
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 230.10 18,408

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 2.40 60
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,019.27 25,481
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 160.29 4,007

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 3.14 154
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,296.09 63,508
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 186.91 9,158

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.52 32
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 869.68 18,263
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 386.90 8,124

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 2.33 84
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 904.19 32,550
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 62.80 2,260

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 3.29 46
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,273.03 17,822
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 487.63 6,826

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 1.20 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 747.97 3,739
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,361.25 6,806

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 3.24 366
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,162.07 131,313
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 396.53 44,808

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.47 37
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,195.00 17,925
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 374.03 5,610

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.81 87
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,080.37 33,491
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 49.90 1,546

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.04 105
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,289.61 33,529
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 162.37 4,221

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 2.82 223
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.13 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,146.81 90,598
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 316.44 24,998

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.88 326
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,291.89 108,519
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 278.05 23,356

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 3.20 371
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,046.42 121,384
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 280.26 32,510

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 3.32 322
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,229.51 119,262
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 204.96 19,880

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 2.63 71
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 790.01 21,330
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 38.41 1,036

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 4.36 61
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,539.58 21,554
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 779.09 10,907

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.91 32
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,152.83 12,681
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 506.45 5,570

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 2.12 34
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,164.29 18,628
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.48 629
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,397.46 252,939
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 235.55 42,634

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 2.88 69
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.21 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,107.65 26,583
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 774.16 18,579

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 3.12 409
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,310.16 171,631
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 211.93 27,762

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 3.34 331
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,290.77 127,786
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 153.22 15,168

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 3.29 148
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,214.28 54,642
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 110.22 4,959

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 3.94 370
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,590.73 149,528
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 63.98 6,014

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.76 594
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,043.71 322,905
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 100.98 15,954

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 3.20 423
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,445.30 190,780
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 169.26 22,342

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 3.04 674
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,273.83 282,789
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 143.93 31,952

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 3.14 468
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,342.80 200,077
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 44.11 6,572

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 3.43 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,128.17 7,897
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 204.10 1,428

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 3.44 31
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,707.09 15,363
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.72 42

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.56 100
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,402.71 54,705
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.18 279

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.75 35
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,035.39 20,707
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 233.89 4,677

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 3.51 358
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,565.43 159,674
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 205.28 20,938

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 3.58 734
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,960.01 401,801
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 149.02 30,549

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 3.37 603
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,554.92 278,331
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 44.93 8,042

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 4.09 2,233
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,156.41 1,177,400
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 222.69 121,590

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 3.72 316
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,855.69 157,733
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 201.59 17,134

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 4.16 79
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,264.10 43,017
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 294.35 5,592

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 4.01 413
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,018.81 207,937
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 565.20 58,215

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 3.73 261
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,948.10 136,367
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 427.84 29,949

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 2.97 446
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,557.30 233,595
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 214.70 32,205

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.35 80
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,168.27 39,721
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.99 645

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 3.85 50
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,133.16 27,731
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 41.65 541

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.63 132
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,187.50 96,187
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.22 2,771

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.67 485
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,329.14 307,446
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 171.81 22,678

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 3.00 63
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,570.41 32,978
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 128.86 2,706

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 2.68 99
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,396.75 51,679
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 109.70 4,059

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 4.10 41
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,944.07 19,440
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.55 213
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,036.13 122,167
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 186.80 11,208

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.05 607
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,757.41 349,724
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 98.28 19,557

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.08 50
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,493.88 35,853
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.71 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.57 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 423.32 5,926
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 498.14 6,973

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 6.31 101
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.75 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 460.71 7,371
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 566.04 9,056

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 9.00 108
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 641.13 7,693
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 372.21 4,466

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 4.06 73
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 294.67 5,304
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 388.97 7,001

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 4.27 64
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.60 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 355.69 5,335
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 567.85 8,517

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 5.27 116
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 416.12 9,154
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 586.34 12,899

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 5.33 96
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.94 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 479.55 8,631
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,188.74 21,397

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 4.08 98
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 317.98 7,631
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 189.48 4,547

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.05 127
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 559.52 11,749
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 124.31 2,610

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 8.91 98
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.27 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 641.95 7,061
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 348.13 3,829

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 4.72 118
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.16 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 384.85 9,621
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 263.59 6,589

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 5.00 85
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.71 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 411.99 7,003
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 985.76 16,757

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 3.76 173
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.76 35
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 528.13 24,293
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 982.18 45,180

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 2.35 129
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.36 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 350.20 19,261
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 668.82 36,785

An early modification of the Blackburn Skua, a British fighter-bomber powered by the Mercury IX engine. Due to a shortage of these engines, serial models were equipped with other available motors.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.84 88
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 484.16 15,008
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 719.32 22,298

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 5.46 131
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.54 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 903.53 21,684
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,025.36 24,608

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 5.44 136
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.80 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,001.40 25,034
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,398.36 34,958

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 4.26 166
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.38 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 660.71 25,767
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 818.42 31,918

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 4.67 56
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 776.67 9,319
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 705.35 8,464

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 3.83 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 577.88 3,467
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,502.88 15,017

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.48 68
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.39 18
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 266.13 12,241
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 652.83 30,030

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 2.69 210
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 43
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 546.87 42,655
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 890.24 69,438

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 3.88 225
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.64 37
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 725.75 42,093
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,836.37 106,509

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 3.84 257
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 785.25 52,611
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 251.64 16,859

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.16 80
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.27 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 439.54 16,263
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 744.97 27,563

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 4.40 207
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.28 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 824.80 38,765
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 432.10 20,308

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 3.46 45
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 838.18 10,896
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.71 371
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 970.14 97,013
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 802.71 80,271

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 4.33 26
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,383.00 8,298
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,417.77 8,506

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 1.60 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.60 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 387.99 1,939
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,849.20 14,246

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 2.52 73
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.45 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 615.11 17,838
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 751.64 21,797

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.79 77
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 468.49 20,144
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 270.59 11,635

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 3.07 43
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 764.98 10,709
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.25 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 417.84 3,342
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.54 236
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 27
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,068.96 55,586
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,174.47 61,072

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 2.57 95
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 651.05 24,088
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,292.11 47,808

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 3.74 307
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.49 40
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,214.23 99,566
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,280.72 187,018

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 3.61 462
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.47 60
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,093.38 139,952
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,446.83 185,193

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 3.31 182
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,033.00 56,815
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 289.28 15,910

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 4.08 249
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.80 49
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,327.73 80,991
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,508.32 214,007

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 6.50 13
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,602.24 5,204
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,276.14 6,552

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 2.52 53
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 952.76 20,007
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,990.65 41,803

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 3.92 867
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.61 135
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,166.44 257,783
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,554.71 564,590

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 3.67 209
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,300.15 74,108
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 188.37 10,737

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 3.31 447
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.59 80
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,295.90 174,947
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,203.73 297,503

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 4.60 46
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,205.66 22,056
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 158.61 1,586

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 2.91 128
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,153.94 50,773
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 415.89 18,299

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.86 67
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.72 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 673.30 24,238
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,184.34 114,636

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 3.17 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,262.95 13,577
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 112.54 675

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 3.00 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.00 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 992.62 1,985
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,825.56 9,651

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 4.21 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,763.17 24,684
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 242.09 3,389

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 3.02 381
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.25 32
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,348.15 169,866
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,133.66 142,840

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 2.71 225
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.27 22
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,623.71 134,767
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,149.56 95,413

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 3.52 109
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,006.06 62,187
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,850.17 88,355

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 2.71 468
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.66 115
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,193.82 206,530
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,959.39 511,974

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 3.31 43
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,172.76 28,245
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 47.60 618

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 2.50 20
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,758.09 14,064
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 9.00 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,622.23 4,622
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,987.91 10,987

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.88 15
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,456.55 11,652
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.43 75

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 3.29 655
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.28 56
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,515.09 301,501
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,612.53 320,892

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 4.24 89
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.19 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,768.39 37,136
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,472.30 30,918

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 2.59 608
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 112
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,385.05 325,487
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,358.71 554,297

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 2.28 130
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,532.47 87,350
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 379.20 21,614

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.87 178
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.25 24
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,413.40 134,272
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,645.41 156,314

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 4.50 36
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.88 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,930.67 15,445
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,076.30 32,610

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.46 96
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,290.43 50,326
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 555.56 21,666

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 2.88 670
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.26 61
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,049.83 477,609
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,332.36 310,439

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 2.29 16
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,469.85 10,288
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 581.74 4,072

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 3.25 400
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 41
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,011.79 247,450
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,631.90 200,724

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.50 40
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,651.24 26,419
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 2.44 207
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,596.42 135,695
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,004.89 170,415

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 4.60 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,707.23 13,536
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 699.64 3,498

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 2.65 207
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.12 87
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 327.15 25,517
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,686.27 131,529

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.96 210
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.31 93
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 477.31 33,888
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,801.87 127,932

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 2.48 119
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.12 54
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 495.89 23,802
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,677.74 80,531

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.62 76
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.81 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 725.48 15,234
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,220.29 25,626

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 3.85 131
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,051.09 35,736
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.57 665

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 3.02 139
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.91 42
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 810.71 37,292
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,707.97 78,566

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 3.76 3,550
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.81 766
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 891.46 841,540
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,936.81 1,828,349

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 3.76 8,590
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.08 2,472
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,137.96 2,599,093
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,696.80 6,159,498

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 4.21 139
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,268.45 41,858
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 368.70 12,166

The Beaufighter V modification.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.04 573
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,225.72 174,052
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 155.54 22,087

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 4.02 253
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.94 59
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,204.11 75,858
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,180.46 137,368

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 2.89 133
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.59 27
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 993.17 45,685
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,046.79 94,152

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.78 125
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.62 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 916.18 41,228
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,178.10 98,014

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 4.07 122
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.57 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,200.37 36,010
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,470.33 44,109

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 2.69 229
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.65 55
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 768.27 65,302
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,614.26 137,211

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 2.76 127
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 34
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,151.55 52,971
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,439.37 112,211

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 2.93 135
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,283.27 59,030
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,710.01 78,660

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.70 303
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.54 44
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,668.21 136,793
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,589.47 130,336

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.15 14,525
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 119
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,919.58 5,418,964
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 188.03 530,800

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 2.98 364
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.75 92
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,060.08 129,330
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,369.44 289,071

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 3.57 364
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 68
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,290.02 131,581
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,888.26 192,602

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 2.67 128
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.69 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,120.70 53,793
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,058.50 98,808

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.56 187
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.34 25
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 938.45 68,506
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,007.03 73,513

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 3.28 305
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 48
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,443.47 134,242
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,530.91 235,374

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 2.81 211
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.23 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,332.72 99,953
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,450.95 108,821

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.75 190
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.26 18
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,355.95 93,560
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,842.27 127,116

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 4.31 168
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.31 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,024.55 78,957
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,094.64 42,690

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 5.03 196
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.90 35
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,094.63 81,690
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,146.51 122,714

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 3.24 149
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.57 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,648.16 75,815
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,492.29 114,645

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 2.50 215
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,151.94 99,066
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 796.55 68,503

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 3.03 185
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.16 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,295.14 79,003
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 637.85 38,908

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 3.62 1,011
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.45 126
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,724.93 481,255
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,716.28 478,842

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 3.73 321
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,297.03 197,544
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 453.60 39,009

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 4.58 829
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.57 103
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,386.56 431,966
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,779.80 503,143

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 4.77 2,089
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 218
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,935.14 1,285,591
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,733.04 1,197,072

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 3.03 460
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,767.58 268,671
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 292.37 44,440

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 3.22 319
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 76
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,812.26 179,413
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,724.65 368,740

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 4.80 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,960.96 19,804
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.57 1,944
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,736.93 1,163,193
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 209.41 88,999

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 3.00 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,306.87 23,068
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 562.51 5,625

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 7.00 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,426.44 12,852
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,451.72 2,903

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.71 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,565.28 24,956
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 971.23 6,798

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

Aircraft Description <
Parameter Average per sortie Total