BitterHatred

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BitterHatred
30,478
Battles Fought
72.88%
Victories/Battles
2,172
Average Experience per Battle
61,335
Most Damage per Battle,

Aircraft type efficiency

Fighters

Multirole Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Attack Aircraft

Bombers

Achievements 160/176

  • marcel
    1078
  • Marseille Medal

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


    Award +1
  • maccambell
    2341
  • 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
    4228
  • Hero of the Sky Badge

    Awarded for earning the highest aircraft type grade in battle.


    Award +1
  • rocketeer
    1205
  • 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
    517
  • 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
    283
  • 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 30,478
Victories 22,212 (72.88%)
Draws 79 (0%)
Defeats 8,187 (27%)
Average Experience per Battle 2,172
Maximum Experience per Battle 12,210

Battle Performance

Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.46
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.91
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,929.96
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13,090.00

Preferences in aircraft types

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
30,914
Fighters 9,877 (32%)
Multirole Fighters 4,686 (15%)
Heavy Fighters 4,264 (14%)
Attack Aircraft 3,976 (13%)
Bombers 8,111 (26%)

Preferences in aircraft nations

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
30,914
U.S.S.R. Aircraft 8,234 (27%)
Germany Aircraft 10,294 (33%)
U.S.A. Aircraft 5,593 (18%)
Japan Aircraft 1,467 (5%)
U.K. Aircraft 4,351 (14%)
China Aircraft 427 (1%)
Europe Aircraft 548 (2%)

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

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.62 345
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 876.47 35,058
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.03 1

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.70 177
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 786.77 18,095
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.29 6

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 11.44 103
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,067.24 9,605
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.07 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 9.50 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 797.70 1,595
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 11.92 1,252
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,288.93 135,337
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.91 2,090

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.11 1,265
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 615.53 109,564
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.03 1,072

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 13.00 78
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,133.85 6,803
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.34 2

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 6.56 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 746.98 6,722
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.90 53

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 6.22 286
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 578.00 26,587
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.05 186

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 10.50 105
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,275.48 12,754
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.19 1

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 10.20 102
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 841.18 8,411
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.62 2,575
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 661.22 223,491
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.03 1,363

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.57 46
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.29 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 667.15 4,670
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 72.08 504

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 5.92 142
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 817.85 19,628
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.53 156

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 13.00 39
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,133.89 6,401
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 291.97 875

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 10.50 126
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,636.62 19,639
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.19 302

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 6.88 619
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,123.71 101,133
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 45.50 4,095

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 9.38 122
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,498.35 19,478
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.96 233

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 7.83 141
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,258.70 22,656
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 5.24 592
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 798.11 90,186
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 63.80 7,209

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 6.36 140
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 927.92 20,414
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.55 11

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 4.79 115
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 741.89 17,805
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.32 7

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 4.57 662
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 671.03 97,299
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.92 1,438

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 7.51 308
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,322.20 54,210
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.02 247

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 5.05 96
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 839.98 15,959
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.09 1

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 11.41 251
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,766.93 38,872
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 6.47 233
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,028.09 37,011
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 57.97 2,086

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 7.35 441
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,187.95 71,277
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.40 263

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 6.46 969
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,077.60 161,640
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.80 3,120

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 4.33 208
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 918.52 44,088
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 64.75 3,107

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 5.69 529
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,270.28 118,135
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 73.17 6,804

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 5.35 621
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,239.61 143,795
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.46 981

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 6.06 1,588
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,208.57 316,645
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 35.28 9,243

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 6.54 1,047
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,453.96 232,633
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.01 321

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 6.70 3,081
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,547.17 711,695
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 45.61 20,980

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 5.81 1,946
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,191.63 399,194
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 93.74 31,403

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 4.57 279
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,010.32 61,629
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 89.19 5,440

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 5.65 243
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,098.39 47,230
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27.97 1,202

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.76 1,196
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 967.70 242,892
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.43 7,888

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 6.25 1,687
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,347.83 363,913
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 46.65 12,596

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 5.72 864
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,254.14 189,375
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 41.28 6,233

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.80 3,095
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,230.03 656,838
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 48.94 26,133

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 5.16 485
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,111.31 104,462
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.22 1,900

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 5.34 171
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,116.39 35,724
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.48 15

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 4.84 150
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,021.53 31,667
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.69 688
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,240.31 150,077
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.98 3,628

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.92 296
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,457.73 72,886
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 72.27 3,613

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 6.57 184
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,789.90 50,117
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.74 20

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 4.59 225
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,168.79 57,270
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 42.43 2,078

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.88 1,231
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,897.12 339,585
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 87.55 15,671

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 5.40 216
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,383.98 55,359
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.78 1,031

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 4.29 1,758
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,131.87 464,068
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 43.24 17,729

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 7.53 301
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,097.24 83,889
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 126.39 5,055

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 5.06 445
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,337.03 117,659
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.17 1,950

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.90 206
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,283.60 53,911
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 58.42 2,453

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 6.37 191
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,661.34 49,840
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.12 93

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 5.29 296
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,283.96 71,901
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 39.55 2,214

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 4.92 290
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,395.29 82,322
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.44 438

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 4.69 183
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,377.98 53,741
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.28 49

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 4.92 251
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,562.65 79,695
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.66 1,053

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 6.43 1,003
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,858.13 289,867
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 46.51 7,255

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 5.85 784
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,520.47 203,742
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 85.78 11,494

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 5.90 1,198
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,807.50 366,923
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.55 3,765

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 5.22 376
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,262.39 90,892
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 63.92 4,601

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 4.80 245
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,214.86 61,957
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.77 1,773

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.77 444
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,475.52 113,615
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.24 865

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 5.38 635
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,481.10 174,769
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 67.11 7,918

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 7.57 6,726
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 27
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,234.14 1,983,919
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 51.40 45,643

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 5.32 559
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,460.88 153,392
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 35.99 3,778

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 6.88 399
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,419.64 140,339
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 120.55 6,991

A modification of the Spitfire V inspired by Iron Maiden.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.68 659
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,706.00 197,895
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 100.73 11,685

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.48 274
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,996.47 99,823
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.55 1,027

The Spitfire V modification

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.76 331
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,387.46 116,985
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 84.85 4,157

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 4.87 832
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,596.04 272,923
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 88.66 15,161

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 5.19 483
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,586.03 147,500
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 71.94 6,690

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 5.84 257
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,005.17 88,227
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 49.14 2,162

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 7.11 2,532
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,354.65 838,254
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 158.62 56,467

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 6.70 1,782
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,084.53 554,485
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 51.00 13,567

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 5.25 955
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,879.46 342,061
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.30 2,420

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 5.96 489
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,921.74 157,582
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 93.34 7,653

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 5.49 483
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,678.39 147,698
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 141.13 12,419

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 6.38 798
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,052.30 256,538
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 81.86 10,232

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 5.91 1,188
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,853.82 372,618
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 46.11 9,267

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 6.73 3,124
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 18
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,113.25 980,547
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 121.35 56,308

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.61 869
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,837.85 284,866
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 48.56 7,527

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 6.15 449
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,095.25 152,953
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 162.01 11,826

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 6.84 568
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,569.59 213,276
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 146.80 12,184

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 7.20 389
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,992.74 161,607
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 53.14 2,869

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 7.42 786
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,741.80 396,630
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 185.40 19,652

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 6.43 5,109
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,717.24 2,160,207
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 147.52 117,276

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 5.01 671
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,857.40 248,891
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 81.45 10,913

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 6.47 556
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,489.21 214,071
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 82.79 7,119

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 6.81 456
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,168.34 212,278
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 90.11 6,037

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 6.41 660
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,269.27 233,734
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15.87 1,634

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 6.14 313
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,352.47 119,975
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.23 1,592

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 5.50 770
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,016.35 282,289
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 61.48 8,607

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.42 759
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,919.94 268,791
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 128.86 18,039

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 6.17 321
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,526.49 131,377
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 167.71 8,721

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 7.09 737
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,596.00 269,984
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 153.11 15,922

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 5.63 1,987
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,349.91 829,519
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 123.16 43,476

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 9.46 435
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,578.96 164,632
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.73 1,367

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 5.96 972
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,161.75 352,365
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 157.89 25,735

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 5.88 1,011
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,446.38 420,778
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.68 5,448

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 5.47 438
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,247.90 179,831
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 96.46 7,717

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 6.06 1,595
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,663.29 700,445
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 149.21 39,241

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.37 365
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,708.74 184,194
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 70.75 4,811

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 4.94 321
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,762.82 179,583
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.17 2,025

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.05 4,209
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,036.29 1,812,667
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 142.63 85,149

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 5.66 617
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,672.57 291,309
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 130.87 14,265

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 5.85 1,001
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,623.88 448,682
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.27 5,860

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 5.29 397
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,177.88 163,340
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 98.05 7,353

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 5.80 609
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,903.08 304,822
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 102.86 10,800

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 9.16 458
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,869.63 243,481
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 156.73 7,836

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 6.18 173
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,762.75 105,356
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 58.79 1,646

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 5.99 1,221
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,800.07 571,214
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.14 6,352

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 7.16 6,761
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 31
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,337.98 3,151,051
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 139.84 132,004

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 6.48 2,215
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,371.81 1,153,159
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 126.24 43,172

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 6.54 1,505
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,791.11 871,955
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 123.57 28,421

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 5.74 832
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,362.41 342,548
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 64.66 9,376

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 5.48 608
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,816.95 312,681
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 83.55 9,274

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 5.89 648
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,385.59 372,414
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 280.47 30,851

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 6.81 395
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,176.80 242,254
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.73 1,782

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.91 987
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,497.38 584,062
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 131.22 21,913

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 7.03 1,054
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,935.65 590,347
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 83.28 12,491

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 7.88 1,293
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,204.30 853,505
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 165.88 27,204

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 6.04 471
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,493.55 272,496
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 129.18 10,076

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 6.05 442
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,923.71 286,430
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 181.92 13,280

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 6.34 666
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,807.74 399,812
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 63.43 6,660

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.48 724
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,229.11 426,242
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 40.36 5,327

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 6.65 2,294
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,420.62 1,525,115
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 175.05 60,392

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 5.54 421
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,361.08 331,441
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 42.83 3,254

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 8.32 5,253
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,005.23 3,789,298
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 138.56 87,428

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 7.35 522
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,590.17 325,902
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 86.16 6,117

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 5.42 455
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,522.73 295,909
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 93.81 7,880

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 6.48 538
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,755.39 311,696
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 62.93 5,222

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.41 1,675
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,935.46 1,115,415
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 172.52 38,989

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 7.11 3,619
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,295.12 2,186,215
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 53.96 27,465

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 7.89 750
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,639.21 440,725
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 39.13 3,717

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.40 185
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 525.06 13,126
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 120.03 3,000

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 6.94 354
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.27 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 452.42 23,073
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 346.32 17,662

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.37 199
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 529.84 14,305
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 283.73 7,660

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 6.16 357
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.36 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 436.60 25,322
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 410.75 23,823

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 4.40 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 346.87 5,203
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.43 6

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 8.22 74
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.89 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 792.12 7,129
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,240.78 11,167

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 7.60 38
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,051.96 5,259
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 970.65 4,853

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 9.00 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,242.69 1,242
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,608.00 1,608

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 7.47 1,763
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 783.32 184,864
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 118.58 27,985

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 14.50 29
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.00 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,508.65 3,017
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,417.90 2,835

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 5.92 361
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.89 54
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 568.23 34,661
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,498.96 91,436

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 4.08 196
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 37
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 757.61 36,365
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 943.19 45,273

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.90 628
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.30 49
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 564.89 90,947
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 743.82 119,754

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 6.93 201
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.24 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,065.54 30,900
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 483.32 14,016

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 6.49 279
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 24
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,043.14 44,855
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,064.05 45,754

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 9.75 78
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,089.68 8,717
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.23 1

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 6.02 1,818
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.51 153
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 991.58 299,457
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 772.27 233,227

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 4.83 309
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.58 37
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,162.47 74,397
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,497.77 95,857

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 5.83 735
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.02 129
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,272.40 160,322
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,880.91 236,994

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 3.62 261
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.97 70
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 828.07 59,620
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,723.05 124,059

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 5.15 901
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.87 153
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,145.95 200,541
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,899.45 332,404

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 5.56 1,508
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 182
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,186.67 321,587
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,243.52 336,993

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.53 340
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 42
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 930.14 69,760
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 957.88 71,841

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 7.08 637
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.06 95
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,506.86 135,617
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,003.14 180,282

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 6.43 572
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.13 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,836.27 163,428
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 267.17 23,778

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 6.53 1,130
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.68 117
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,736.83 300,471
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,616.69 279,687

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 5.71 457
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,500.27 120,021
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,330.77 106,461

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 4.22 511
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 68
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,272.24 153,941
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,057.25 248,927

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 4.07 346
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.02 87
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,196.33 101,688
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,398.41 203,864

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.06 238
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,430.18 67,218
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 69.56 3,269

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.42 336
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.16 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,565.28 97,047
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,096.74 67,997

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 6.41 705
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.23 25
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,786.77 196,544
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,432.98 157,628

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 7.23 318
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.27 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,453.72 107,963
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,325.37 58,316

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 4.65 953
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 98
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,395.60 286,098
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,459.03 504,102

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 6.86 535
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.44 34
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,431.68 189,670
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,909.59 148,948

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 6.88 1,913
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.02 283
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,446.89 680,235
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,008.45 836,349

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 5.66 436
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,987.45 153,033
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 173.39 13,350

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 4.60 746
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.92 149
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,744.59 282,624
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,480.82 725,892

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 4.38 640
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 70
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,634.25 238,600
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,368.22 345,759

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 5.05 571
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.33 150
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,857.01 209,841
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,880.57 551,504

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 5.66 1,382
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 134
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,804.69 440,343
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,879.24 702,533

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 4.79 522
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,895.01 206,556
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 397.38 43,314

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 4.84 644
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.84 112
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,087.29 277,609
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,229.75 562,557

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 5.73 1,077
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 106
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,607.38 490,188
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,328.30 625,721

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 4.46 299
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,071.72 138,805
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 305.26 20,452

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 4.11 399
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.31 127
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,882.11 182,564
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,722.88 652,119

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 4.63 1,116
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 185
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,045.24 492,902
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,378.20 1,055,145

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 5.06 1,619
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 138
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,198.78 703,608
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,869.04 918,093

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 5.18 845
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 79
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,477.75 403,873
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,123.48 509,128

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 4.99 669
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.28 171
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,488.74 333,490
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,338.73 715,389

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 4.24 606
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.97 138
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,123.59 303,673
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,574.70 940,182

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 5.01 356
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.32 23
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,528.91 179,552
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,634.84 116,073

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 5.44 2,047
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.11 419
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,672.90 1,005,008
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,825.27 1,814,299

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 5.03 659
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,654.26 347,708
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 153.13 20,060

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 5.33 1,226
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.84 194
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,832.66 651,510
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,326.11 1,225,004

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.61 1,319
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.99 283
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,104.77 601,965
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,234.99 1,783,208

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 5.68 5,297
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,559.05 2,385,036
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 302.83 282,238

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 5.19 659
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 63
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,604.08 330,718
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,526.37 320,848

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 5.98 658
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.25 27
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,471.16 381,828
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,248.46 137,330

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 4.35 1,057
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.70 171
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,529.30 614,620
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,203.98 1,021,566

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 5.40 351
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.23 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,310.74 215,198
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,733.20 112,658

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 5.88 3,291
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,213.49 1,799,556
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 295.39 165,419

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 4.19 394
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.16 109
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,808.25 263,975
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,674.49 815,401

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 5.44 1,812
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,862.80 1,286,312
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 180.14 59,986

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 6.00 1,182
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.69 135
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,676.96 921,360
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,776.64 743,997

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 4.75 489
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.10 113
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,257.20 335,492
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,285.66 750,423

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 5.64 711
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.70 88
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,148.34 522,691
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,585.28 577,745

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 6.15 732
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.28 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,945.64 588,530
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,499.37 178,425

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 6.08 803
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.08 143
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,186.26 684,586
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,547.38 864,253

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 6.25 544
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,927.49 428,691
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 179.14 15,585

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.92 1,079
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.84 102
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,045.40 126,493
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,334.43 161,466

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.81 2,227
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.27 362
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,679.62 478,690
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,829.11 806,296

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 4.15 1,302
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.10 346
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 773.47 242,869
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,018.84 633,915

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 7.19 705
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 73
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,413.61 138,533
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,072.28 105,083

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 3.85 574
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,038.11 154,678
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 266.32 39,681

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 6.64 6,361
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 646
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,834.53 1,757,475
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,748.64 1,675,195

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 7.37 1,865
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.79 201
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,960.40 495,981
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,782.43 450,954

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 5.30 2,904
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.14 626
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,730.00 948,038
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,371.71 2,395,696

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 6.62 1,007
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,083.85 316,745
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 82.72 12,573

The Beaufighter V modification.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.51 1,329
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,536.57 448,973
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 52.52 9,296

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 6.63 1,280
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.80 155
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,326.07 448,930
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,387.46 460,779

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 5.28 881
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.81 135
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,877.21 313,493
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,678.16 447,252

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 5.10 199
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.54 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,117.41 82,579
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,967.59 115,736

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 4.86 355
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 38
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,702.31 124,268
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,900.18 211,713

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 5.79 955
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 79
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,986.38 327,753
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,818.04 299,976

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 4.62 351
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.13 86
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,115.46 160,774
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,571.54 423,437

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 7.63 145
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.21 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,140.62 59,671
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,289.69 43,504

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 6.32 594
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.49 140
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,014.66 283,378
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,470.89 608,263

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 8.05 3,678
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,370.69 1,540,405
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 113.09 51,683

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 5.14 1,202
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.90 210
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,189.46 512,333
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,927.30 1,152,989

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 6.99 1,258
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 100
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,957.45 532,341
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,894.79 521,061

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 4.39 158
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.25 45
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,711.36 61,608
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,877.81 211,600

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 6.11 2,773
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.54 244
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,716.56 1,233,317
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,843.46 836,930

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 6.88 227
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,705.94 122,296
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 45.50 1,501

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 5.01 1,614
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.31 99
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,503.82 806,228
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,453.81 790,126

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 5.14 910
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,611.09 462,162
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 104.73 18,536

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 5.13 564
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.31 34
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,910.03 320,103
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,843.07 202,737

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 7.11 683
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,180.44 401,322
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 217.99 20,926

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 6.25 406
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.23 80
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,381.03 219,766
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,754.55 374,045

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 4.56 155
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.44 49
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,041.52 69,411
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,992.68 271,751

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 3.97 242
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.25 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,964.59 119,839
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,846.18 112,617

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 6.15 800
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.59 77
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,942.12 512,475
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,335.68 303,638

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 6.81 1,281
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,578.46 860,749
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 226.92 42,660

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 6.08 626
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.05 108
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,970.78 408,989
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,903.65 608,075

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 5.23 643
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,746.45 460,813
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 338.23 41,602

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 5.25 1,974
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.90 339
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,477.64 1,307,594
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,113.24 2,298,578

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 5.92 355
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.28 77
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,608.51 216,510
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,745.16 464,709

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 8.18 3,639
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,743.00 2,110,633
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 104.42 46,465

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 5.56 817
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,684.37 541,602
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 367.55 54,029

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 6.41 692
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.15 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,286.29 570,918
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,421.27 153,497

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 6.38 236
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.32 49
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,308.86 196,427
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,452.65 312,748

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.32 815
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 72
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,093.22 657,025
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,180.33 539,262

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.90 413
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,875.59 411,291
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 206.08 14,425

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.41 2,330
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 8,231.96 2,280,254
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,493.38 413,666

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.68 292
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,831.92 259,613
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 126.93 4,823

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.20 112
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.34 47
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 316.63 11,082
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,798.05 62,931

Designed as a technologically simple and low-cost strike aircraft suitable for mass production. Several prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.04 343
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.07 261
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 507.61 43,146
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,847.35 327,024

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.43 68
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.79 78
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 282.37 7,906
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,526.87 98,752

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.72 423
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.68 124
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 582.84 43,130
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,092.87 154,872

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.52 296
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.86 240
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 645.88 54,253
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,608.81 387,139

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.54 398
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.88 1,002
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 315.39 81,371
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,776.43 1,490,317

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.73 164
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.68 118
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 601.97 26,486
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,708.67 163,181

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.45 132
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.90 355
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 291.80 26,553
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,894.09 536,362

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.15 54
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.77 49
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 625.56 8,132
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,172.20 80,238

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.24 284
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.14 948
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 384.04 87,945
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,568.47 1,962,180

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.34 397
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.50 765
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 647.98 110,157
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,594.09 1,630,995

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.39 300
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.12 673
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 397.20 85,795
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,302.51 1,577,341

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.45 106
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.37 246
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 389.23 28,413
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,590.68 554,119

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.11 198
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.04 898
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 388.32 69,120
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13,365.63 2,379,081

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.52 602
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.33 1,714
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 528.60 209,323
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12,894.99 5,106,416