Hardstrike

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Hardstrike

Position: Executive Officer

Days in clan: 3392

[SF] Team Special Forces

Position: Executive Officer

Days in clan: 3392

16,470
Battles Fought
61.68%
Victories/Battles
1,705
Average Experience per Battle
22,916
Most Damage per Battle,

Aircraft type efficiency

Fighters

Multirole Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Attack Aircraft

Bombers

Achievements 200/222

  • marcel
    113
  • Marseille Medal

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


    Award +1
  • maccambell
    274
  • 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
    385
  • Hero of the Sky Badge

    Awarded for earning the highest aircraft type grade in battle.


    Award +1
  • rocketeer
    562
  • 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
    107
  • Effective Fire

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

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

  • mastersofsky
    18
  • Lords of the Sky

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

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

  • flameofheaven
    242
  • 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 16,470
Victories 10,159 (61.68%)
Draws 52 (0%)
Defeats 6,259 (38%)
Average Experience per Battle 1,705
Maximum Experience per Battle 7,651

Battle Performance

Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.35
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.86
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,199.86
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,322.36

Preferences in aircraft types

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
16,395
Fighters 6,772 (41%)
Multirole Fighters 3,894 (24%)
Heavy Fighters 3,587 (22%)
Attack Aircraft 1,095 (7%)
Bombers 1,047 (6%)

Preferences in aircraft nations

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
16,395
U.S.S.R. Aircraft 3,017 (18%)
Germany Aircraft 4,423 (27%)
U.S.A. Aircraft 3,450 (21%)
Japan Aircraft 2,204 (13%)
U.K. Aircraft 2,367 (14%)
China Aircraft 142 (1%)
Europe Aircraft 792 (5%)

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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 6.35 146
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 523.54 12,041
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 7.44 454
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 634.44 38,701
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.50 30

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 3.20 16
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 489.15 2,445
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 8.50 34
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 498.44 1,993
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.22 112
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 480.62 8,651
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.78 50

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 14.50 29
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 978.75 1,957
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 6.75 54
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 757.54 6,060
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.56 32
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 565.46 5,089
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.19 10

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.08 225
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 905.81 33,515
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.64 430

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 17.00 17
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,487.37 1,487
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.50 72
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 617.42 9,878
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 7.00 28
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 789.78 3,159
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 59.06 236

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 8.32 233
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,023.91 28,669
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15.07 421

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 7.12 57
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 852.30 6,818
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.25 50

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 2.75 11
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 465.36 1,861
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 6.82 150
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,024.91 22,548
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.44 295

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.05 787
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 789.87 102,683
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 94.08 12,230

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 6.56 105
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 947.80 15,164
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.77 12

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.38 210
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 794.10 30,969
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.76 1,160

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 3.65 73
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 763.15 15,262
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.08 1

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.50 1,012
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 761.21 219,990
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.73 4,835

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.03 118
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 714.88 27,880
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.44 758

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.76 105
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 509.13 19,346
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.07 78

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.78 759
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 704.16 141,536
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.88 981

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 4.71 932
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,001.85 198,366
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.12 1,606

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.58 3,129
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 872.59 595,980
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.08 13,029

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 4.31 578
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 804.19 107,761
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.51 2,614

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 3.00 57
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 649.03 12,331
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.74 128

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.41 365
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 668.70 71,551
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.85 2,337

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.87 441
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 760.01 86,641
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.30 717

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.50 2,729
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,011.25 613,827
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.75 2,276

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.39 742
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 672.96 147,379
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.48 2,076

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.50 599
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 878.88 116,891
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.52 2,728

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.54 418
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 653.48 77,111
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.85 100

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 3.60 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 462.12 2,310
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.44 448
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 825.39 83,363
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.85 2,207

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.87 458
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 988.28 92,898
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.39 694

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 6.00 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,273.56 6,367
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 145.30 726

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.56 670
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,103.56 162,223
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.49 3,306

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 4.07 464
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 945.62 107,800
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.22 2,418

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 5.08 472
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,099.17 102,222
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.37 2,173

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.26 806
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,011.39 191,152
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 33.63 6,356

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 5.00 65
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,009.22 13,119
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.37 17

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.73 399
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 987.29 105,639
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.71 504

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.56 609
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 843.19 144,186
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.86 4,422

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 3.14 251
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 919.49 73,559
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.94 1,115

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 5.08 2,562
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,395.00 703,080
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.29 3,171

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.95 124
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 885.94 37,209
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.02 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.64 120
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 800.33 26,411
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.59 679

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.15 577
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 868.01 158,846
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.25 594

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.24 65
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 580.62 16,838
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.98 28

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 3.43 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 895.30 6,267
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.96 1,826
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 929.96 428,713
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 78.92 36,380

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 4.28 248
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 912.16 52,905
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.01 1,798

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 3.07 43
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 598.01 8,372
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.74 10

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 3.43 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 642.43 4,497
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.29 2,644
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,178.75 727,288
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.68 1,656

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 4.49 274
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 930.88 56,783
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.19 11

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 3.99 707
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,401.80 248,119
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.50 5,221

A modification of the Spitfire V inspired by Iron Maiden.

Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.33 260
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 943.79 73,615
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.48 37

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 3.00 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,118.53 11,185
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

The Spitfire V modification

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.00 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,583.89 4,751
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.07 305
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,008.64 75,648
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.55 1,466

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.87 1,102
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,107.25 315,566
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.53 6,705

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 4.44 2,682
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,369.63 827,253
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24.18 14,606

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.18 238
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,318.39 75,148
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.51 28

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.99 2,221
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,117.85 621,526
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.43 6,908

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.82 382
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,187.18 118,718
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15.82 1,582

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.04 592
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,065.83 207,836
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.96 4,671

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.63 879
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,041.55 252,055
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.36 1,540

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.24 797
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,423.84 216,424
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 88.99 13,526

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.85 323
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,070.56 89,927
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.86 1,080

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.36 222
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,161.94 76,688
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.13 206

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 4.11 1,515
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,438.55 530,826
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.43 10,491

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 4.67 28
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,134.59 12,807
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 6.12 196
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,887.10 92,387
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 173.54 5,553

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.76 903
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,412.84 339,081
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.21 1,491

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 3.50 98
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,194.36 33,441
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.63 45

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 5.71 40
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,450.24 17,151
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.66 18

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 2.75 22
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,234.60 9,876
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.29 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,450.80 10,155
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.93 509
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,043.92 181,641
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 49.91 8,684

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.73 41
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 868.58 13,028
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.10 16

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.67 16
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,018.29 6,109
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.14 102

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 4.01 690
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,335.23 229,659
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 119.86 20,616

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 6.00 12
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,198.99 4,397
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.26 241
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,457.10 107,825
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.77 797

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 5.47 175
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,848.49 59,151
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.16 5

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 4.59 133
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,625.06 47,126
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 62.17 1,802

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 4.67 229
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,696.64 83,135
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.98 458
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,357.45 156,106
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.79 551

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 3.73 1,023
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,389.09 380,611
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.61 5,921

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 4.00 1,240
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,609.13 498,830
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 53.96 16,726

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.00 5
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,083.41 5,417
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.57 1,747
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,658.76 633,645
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 48.49 18,522

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 3.49 2,014
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,407.99 812,408
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.84 17,796

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 4.17 242
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,816.00 105,327
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.20 11

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 4.24 848
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,447.29 289,458
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.61 5,922

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.30 92
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,076.73 43,069
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.98 519

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 4.11 358
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,699.59 147,863
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.56 2,223

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.93 85
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,020.22 58,586
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.09 89

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 4.07 240
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,821.72 107,481
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.38 81

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.87 681
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,645.85 289,669
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.71 652

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.66 761
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,649.94 343,188
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.30 4,429

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.61 65
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,272.09 22,897
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.19 198
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,788.85 110,908
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.05 436

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.71 190
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,618.81 113,316
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.96 837

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.64 666
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,942.81 355,533
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 33.19 6,073

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.05 186
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,559.15 95,108
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.09 676

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.68 456
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,960.33 243,080
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.26 3,752

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.14 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,286.85 27,023
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 65.99 1,385

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 3.74 513
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,677.54 229,823
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.99 1,231

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.91 172
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,797.17 79,075
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.48 21

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.16 462
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,953.73 216,864
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.77 307

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 3.09 321
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,328.79 138,194
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.64 794

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 2.43 68
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,442.38 40,386
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.67 565
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,936.01 298,146
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 45.44 6,997

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 3.73 194
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,668.70 86,772
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 65.44 3,402

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.60 126
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,858.80 65,057
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.69 233

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 3.11 87
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,281.77 63,889
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24.16 676

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 4.31 224
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,420.89 125,886
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.32 68

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.88 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,847.40 31,405
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 2.50 5
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,711.86 5,423
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 110.77 221

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 9.20 46
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,367.54 21,837
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.40 16

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.45 414
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,782.34 213,880
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.30 3,516

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 3.84 73
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,293.64 43,579
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 19.00 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.00 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,001.15 1,001
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,120.00 1,120

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.70 67
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 458.50 4,585
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 68.08 680

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 2.33 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 180.60 1,083
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 530.20 3,181

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 2.67 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 274.63 823
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 994.42 2,983

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.00 184
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 742.78 17,084
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.62 704

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 10.50 84
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 879.05 7,032
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 88.54 708

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 2.33 7
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 211.10 633
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 8.00 40
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.60 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,088.68 5,443
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,067.63 20,338

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.75 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.83 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 394.99 9,479
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,148.22 27,557

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 3.00 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.33 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 479.69 1,439
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,457.54 7,372

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 4.68 178
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.87 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 624.49 23,730
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,391.66 52,883

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.64 51
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.91 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 730.36 8,033
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 727.12 7,998

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 7.73 85
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,246.01 13,706
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,591.55 17,507

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.71 114
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.07 45
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 502.90 21,121
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,142.06 89,966

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.25 130
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.05 42
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 674.46 26,978
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,641.07 65,642

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 3.82 1,533
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.45 182
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 782.87 313,931
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 951.33 381,482

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.55 2,763
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.09 851
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 674.80 525,671
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,294.10 1,787,102

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.17 1,224
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.47 566
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 626.14 241,691
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,864.41 1,105,662

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.31 358
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 905.14 97,755
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 577.26 62,344

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.84 1,580
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.84 346
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,018.05 418,417
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,356.59 968,558

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 3.94 280
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.76 54
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 911.77 64,735
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,321.18 164,803

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.58 488
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.56 294
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 670.69 126,761
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,221.22 797,809

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 3.05 61
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 760.62 15,212
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.18 423

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.96 83
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 664.35 18,601
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 801.77 22,449

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 3.53 1,388
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.27 105
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 926.46 364,100
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 828.31 325,525

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 3.64 353
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 32
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 937.48 90,936
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 704.50 68,336

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 6.19 198
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.38 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,549.33 49,578
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,711.20 54,758

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.72 373
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.69 94
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 786.40 107,736
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,340.04 320,585

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.72 409
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.76 84
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,151.63 126,679
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,094.46 340,390

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.34 367
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.49 54
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,063.94 117,033
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,147.70 236,247

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.72 432
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,085.95 125,970
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 70.68 8,198

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.91 1,889
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.95 615
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,143.57 742,176
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,643.34 2,364,526

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 3.11 694
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.89 199
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 971.20 216,578
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,712.19 604,818

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.21 423
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.02 195
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 925.36 176,743
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,609.36 880,388

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 2.46 239
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 72
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 806.59 78,239
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,926.67 380,886

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.59 700
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,249.35 243,623
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 193.83 37,796

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.15 1,243
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.58 229
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,404.62 553,421
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,631.75 1,036,908

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 2.52 58
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.13 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 830.88 19,110
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,416.91 124,588

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 2.50 55
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.45 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 825.63 18,163
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,978.28 43,522

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.54 307
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 61
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 918.96 111,193
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,113.82 255,772

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.68 89
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.15 61
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,064.13 56,398
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,746.80 304,580

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.14 44
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.50 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,174.46 16,442
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,269.38 73,771

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 3.24 1,049
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.90 292
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,528.96 495,381
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,352.66 1,410,262

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.94 227
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.62 189
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 853.58 99,868
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,668.87 897,258

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.70 219
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.57 203
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,026.15 132,373
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,423.33 1,344,609

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.28 187
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.59 48
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,411.21 115,718
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,190.44 261,616

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.57 417
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.30 211
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,121.52 181,686
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,077.98 984,633

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.16 373
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,722.40 203,243
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 119.57 14,109

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.85 419
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.76 111
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,546.85 227,386
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,468.76 509,907

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.97 1,148
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.59 926
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 912.24 531,833
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,166.82 5,927,254

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.16 1,537
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,457.40 708,297
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 108.03 52,500

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 2.94 106
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.72 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,209.16 43,529
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,814.22 137,312

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.12 406
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.69 90
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,786.06 232,187
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,994.13 519,236

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.24 202
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.41 37
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,421.92 127,972
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,975.29 177,776

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.00 48
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.44 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,466.77 23,468
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,373.84 37,981

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 3.13 448
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,762.72 252,068
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 152.62 21,824

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 2.47 126
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.29 66
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,538.97 78,487
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,509.93 434,006

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 3.14 911
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,005.67 581,643
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 135.47 39,285

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 3.15 151
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.44 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,010.85 96,520
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,302.67 110,528

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.92 123
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.05 67
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,319.50 84,448
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,481.01 414,784

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 7.38 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.25 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,361.53 34,892
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,413.41 59,307

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.98 637
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.99 212
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,981.19 423,974
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,575.88 1,193,239

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 18.00 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.00 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,207.32 1,207
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,402.19 2,402

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.06 607
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.69 203
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 881.33 105,759
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,873.07 344,768

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 4.69 75
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 836.64 13,386
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,759.72 28,155

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 5.19 587
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.96 109
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 888.85 100,440
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,750.18 197,770

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.27 1,391
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.83 269
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,182.73 385,569
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,749.34 570,284

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 4.07 1,509
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,137.41 421,979
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.94 11,479

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.92 1,179
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.01 304
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,016.15 305,862
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,772.75 834,597

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.04 1,789
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.11 654
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 973.56 572,455
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,993.58 2,348,223

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.40 2,002
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,471.19 669,391
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.54 4,338

The Beaufighter V modification.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.49 647
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,414.77 203,727
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.80 2,130

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 3.33 739
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.96 213
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,267.44 281,372
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,715.50 602,841

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.47 506
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.34 50
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,314.23 191,877
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,351.98 197,389

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 3.33 479
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.70 101
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,288.59 185,557
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,869.50 269,207

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 3.64 215
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.81 48
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,116.71 65,885
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,678.96 158,058

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.43 607
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 98
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,156.45 204,692
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,770.35 313,351

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 3.27 618
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,513.54 286,059
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 457.65 86,496

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 4.02 398
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.53 151
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,748.77 173,128
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,966.79 590,712

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 4.23 872
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,844.51 379,969
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26.30 5,418

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.32 269
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.65 75
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,136.20 131,798
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,184.17 369,363

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.67 1,784
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 266
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,648.17 801,012
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,229.77 1,083,669

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.38 88
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.35 35
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,570.82 40,841
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,748.61 175,463

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 4.44 2,484
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.39 217
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,191.66 1,227,331
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,266.39 709,178

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.01 472
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.54 84
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,870.42 293,656
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,503.23 393,006

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.35 656
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.45 88
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,761.67 345,286
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,285.19 447,896

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.40 132
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.22 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,741.75 95,796
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,280.90 70,449

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 3.99 503
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,497.97 314,743
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.82 2,748

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.61 678
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,062.98 387,840
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 65.21 12,259

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 3.51 288
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.78 64
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,961.34 160,829
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,766.72 390,870

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.97 75
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.03 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,105.73 42,017
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,750.37 218,514

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.37 337
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.63 89
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,461.96 207,598
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,674.19 379,735

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.65 741
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.45 91
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,278.43 462,522
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,612.92 530,423

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 5.10 245
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,901.59 139,276
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 38.50 1,847

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.97 1,166
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,130.01 920,223
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 38.89 11,432

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 3.29 850
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.94 243
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,353.41 607,179
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,521.32 1,682,501

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 2.53 498
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.25 247
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,750.59 344,867
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,945.53 1,368,269

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.01 558
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,882.83 400,713
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27.22 3,783

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 2.58 377
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.08 158
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,980.55 289,160
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,336.33 925,104

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.36 279
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,680.96 222,519
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.14 2,833

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 4.25 225
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.32 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,552.77 188,296
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,776.23 94,140

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 4.09 499
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 56
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,644.74 444,657
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,581.91 314,993

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.18 330
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.13 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,322.01 262,439
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,126.45 88,989

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 3.42 89
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,515.93 91,414
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.11 37
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,010.74 36,096
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.30 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,714.08 27,140
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.00 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.00 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 203.39 610
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,040.10 6,120

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 3.12 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.50 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 280.37 2,242
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,202.51 33,620

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 4.80 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.20 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 519.29 2,596
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,074.86 10,374

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 3.76 203
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.61 141
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 582.77 31,469
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,885.12 209,796

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 1.41 349
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.68 909
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 224.10 55,352
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,536.68 1,367,560

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.51 89
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.59 153
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 259.82 15,329
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,154.16 245,095

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 1.73 26
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.87 103
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 271.29 4,069
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,234.61 138,519

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 2.54 127
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.78 139
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 383.90 19,194
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,672.66 183,632

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.82 211
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.67 685
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 213.55 54,882
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,671.33 1,457,532

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.54 91
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.41 142
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 377.86 22,293
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,383.61 317,632

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 1.20 113
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.81 264
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 289.77 27,238
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,619.48 622,231

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.88 35
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.38 135
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 305.95 12,238
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,035.41 361,416

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.71 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.71 92
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 283.81 9,649
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,407.17 217,843

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.26 43
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.03 103
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 404.65 13,758
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,631.88 259,483

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.47 22
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.13 32
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 560.70 8,410
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,875.63 88,134

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.86 248
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.58 1,324
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 333.44 96,363
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,218.23 4,398,068

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.29 89
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.88 199
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 604.43 41,705
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12,351.63 852,262

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.77 227
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.76 1,409
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 471.99 139,708
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23,929.76 7,083,208

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.19 396
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.27 1,089
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 680.92 226,745
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17,425.93 5,802,834

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.49 115
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.60 200
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 901.54 69,418
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,981.81 1,230,599

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.17 28
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.04 73
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,164.52 27,948
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16,786.70 402,880

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.02 200
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.94 773
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 873.64 171,234
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21,640.77 4,241,590

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.09 51
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.04 237
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,118.96 52,591
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28,305.19 1,330,343

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.45 5
Ground Targets Destroyed 8.00 88
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 135.85 1,494
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,753.04 107,283

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.16 15
Ground Targets Destroyed 7.24 681
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 66.48 6,249
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,795.82 1,108,806

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.25 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 34.57 138
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,413.29 25,653

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.35 27
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.91 539
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 148.70 11,598
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,703.96 756,909