Hardstrike

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Hardstrike

Position: Executive Officer

Days in clan: 2349

[SF] Team Special Forces

Position: Executive Officer

Days in clan: 2349

11,204
Battles Fought
60.69%
Victories/Battles
1,650
Average Experience per Battle
22,916
Most Damage per Battle,

Aircraft type efficiency

Fighters

Multirole Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Attack Aircraft

Bombers

Achievements 180/202

  • marcel
    42
  • Marseille Medal

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


    Award +1
  • maccambell
    143
  • 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
    196
  • Hero of the Sky Badge

    Awarded for earning the highest aircraft type grade in battle.


    Award +1
  • rocketeer
    359
  • 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
    73
  • 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
    12
  • 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
    202
  • 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 11,204
Victories 6,800 (60.69%)
Draws 35 (0%)
Defeats 4,369 (39%)
Average Experience per Battle 1,650
Maximum Experience per Battle 7,651

Battle Performance

Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.80
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,127.91
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,015.34

Preferences in aircraft types

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
11,107
Fighters 4,721 (43%)
Multirole Fighters 2,709 (24%)
Heavy Fighters 2,213 (20%)
Attack Aircraft 987 (9%)
Bombers 477 (4%)

Preferences in aircraft nations

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
11,107
U.S.S.R. Aircraft 2,188 (20%)
Germany Aircraft 3,014 (27%)
U.S.A. Aircraft 1,808 (16%)
Japan Aircraft 1,689 (15%)
U.K. Aircraft 1,757 (16%)
China Aircraft 71 (1%)
Europe Aircraft 580 (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

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 7.29 306
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 626.25 26,302
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.52 21

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 21.00 21
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,101.94 1,101
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.19 83
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 457.29 7,316
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 6.89 62
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 525.75 4,731
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.39 48

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 7.67 46
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 835.80 5,014
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 3.67 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 543.66 4,892
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 2.33 7
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 440.63 1,321
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 8.86 195
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,128.75 24,832
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.02 396

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 1.67 5
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 222.49 667
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 77.92 233

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 6.10 122
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 925.37 18,507
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.74 274

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 5.17 181
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 771.28 26,994
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 33.16 1,160

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 6.09 780
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 792.58 101,449
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 92.51 11,840

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 7.80 39
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 827.11 4,135
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.00 50

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.50 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 630.25 6,302
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.14 666
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 698.90 148,167
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.58 4,787

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 1.91 21
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 559.98 6,159
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 68.32 751

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 2.00 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 363.92 1,091
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.70 544
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 694.23 102,051
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.64 975

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 4.13 446
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 883.99 95,471
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.25 1,106

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 3.66 106
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 848.41 24,603
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.62 18

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 3.34 311
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 669.70 62,281
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24.59 2,286

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 3.82 416
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 734.42 80,051
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.55 932

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 4.62 2,552
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 877.96 484,632
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.36 10,685

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 4.48 430
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 835.39 80,197
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.99 2,207

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 3.09 204
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 671.84 44,341
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.84 715

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 4.30 1,873
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 995.67 434,113
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.67 1,598

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.94 517
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 614.21 108,101
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.79 2,075

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 4.05 478
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 818.22 96,550
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.83 1,986

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.35 221
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 623.41 41,145
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.38 24

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.49 193
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 938.52 40,356
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.27 11

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.92 392
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,023.22 102,321
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 32.45 3,244

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 4.07 289
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 917.58 65,148
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.90 2,265

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.72 354
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,031.49 77,361
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.19 1,439

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 5.17 31
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,128.38 6,770
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.07 570
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 973.62 136,306
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 38.42 5,378

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 3.97 1,579
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 935.05 372,148
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 76.55 30,466

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 3.42 441
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 825.71 106,516
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.10 3,237

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.60 1,223
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,316.72 350,246
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.76 1,533

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 2.40 60
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 664.84 16,620
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.03 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 3.41 99
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 757.04 21,954
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.44 679

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.77 86
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 809.66 25,099
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.16 190

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 4.31 1,946
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,202.67 542,405
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.53 1,593

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.87 434
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 800.27 120,840
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.81 575

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 1.70 34
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 502.31 10,046
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.42 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

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 3.51 239
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 966.25 65,704
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.00 475

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 4.79 158
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,044.15 34,456
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 43.94 1,450

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 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 3.75 570
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,336.95 203,216
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.15 4,278

A modification of the Spitfire V inspired by Iron Maiden.

Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.17 190
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 913.98 54,838
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.11 6

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.25 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 978.43 7,827
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 4.95 104
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,085.06 22,786
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.69 35

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 3.22 648
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 952.44 191,441
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.91 2,394

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.04 1,584
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,327.70 520,458
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.43 13,497

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 3.22 161
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 889.20 44,460
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.81 940

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 4.20 21
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,472.74 7,363
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.96 1,686
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,130.35 481,529
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.85 3,771

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 3.61 300
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,127.24 93,561
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.00 1,411

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 3.00 513
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,056.73 180,700
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.38 3,827

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 3.70 648
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,058.90 185,307
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.51 613

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 4.51 392
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,171.68 101,936
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 132.66 11,541

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 3.45 190
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,177.46 64,760
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.55 195

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 4.12 1,307
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,456.44 461,692
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.19 9,569

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 4.72 85
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,721.75 30,991
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 94.40 1,699

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 3.86 775
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,475.06 296,486
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.36 1,480

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 3.72 67
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,359.03 24,462
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.53 45

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 2.77 394
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 982.00 139,443
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 43.47 6,172

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 4.02 643
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,328.74 212,597
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 128.85 20,616

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 3.23 129
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,375.55 55,022
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.49 19

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 3.45 207
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,254.78 75,286
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.85 50

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 3.70 785
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,408.75 298,655
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.46 1,793

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.48 1,371
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,662.35 508,679
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 56.07 17,157

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 3.22 412
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,383.61 177,102
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 51.67 6,613

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 3.34 1,602
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,353.34 648,248
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 35.21 16,867

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 4.30 86
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,662.31 33,246
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.22 730
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,455.63 251,823
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.09 5,897

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 2.14 45
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,081.02 22,701
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24.72 519

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.79 129
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,750.27 59,509
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.04 69

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 3.28 151
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,430.50 65,802
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.45 618

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 3.63 671
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,660.06 307,111
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.19 4,291

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 3.46 45
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,182.07 15,366
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 3.10 130
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,815.69 76,259
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.72 128
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,638.74 77,020
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.82 837

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 3.53 476
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,859.36 251,013
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 44.99 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 2.85 154
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,449.88 78,293
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.53 676

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 3.55 234
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,009.91 132,654
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 56.85 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 3.00 57
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,195.09 22,706
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 72.94 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 3.85 412
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,757.53 188,055
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.50 1,124

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 3.58 426
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,867.03 222,176
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 58.81 6,997

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.49 142
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,165.16 66,414
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.89 734

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.00 39
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,018.23 26,237
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.06 341
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,893.43 159,048
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.66 307

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 3.10 121
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,467.16 57,219
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 87.23 3,401

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 3.00 72
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,391.48 33,395
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.75 17

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 2.88 69
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,252.51 54,060
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.19 676

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 4.31 211
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,434.73 119,301
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.40 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 4.00 20
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,134.22 10,671
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.43 340
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,792.00 177,408
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.19 810

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

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 8.89 160
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 810.28 14,585
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 39.08 703

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 6.80 34
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 699.40 3,496
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 141.66 708

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 2.55 56
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.86 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 361.96 7,963
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,076.70 23,687

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 4.38 140
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.88 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 587.29 18,793
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,319.14 42,212

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 5.25 21
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 724.95 2,899
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 824.41 3,297

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 2.34 68
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.79 23
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 448.32 13,001
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,698.56 49,258

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 3.15 123
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.03 40
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 649.23 25,320
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,630.26 63,580

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 3.42 2,046
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.09 654
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 656.12 393,016
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,404.38 1,440,225

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 3.01 818
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.44 392
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 609.03 165,655
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,731.91 743,079

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 3.27 779
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.53 126
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 709.13 168,773
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,250.40 297,594

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 3.17 320
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 845.70 85,415
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 580.77 58,658

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 3.52 1,227
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.85 296
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 948.48 331,017
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,460.33 858,653

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 3.33 913
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 90
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 889.17 243,632
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,042.07 285,525

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 2.30 239
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.49 155
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 579.94 60,313
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,026.96 418,803

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 2.74 52
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 670.04 12,730
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.09 419

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 2.69 43
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 533.65 8,538
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,065.23 17,043

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 3.75 270
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 24
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 932.88 67,167
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 827.01 59,544

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 2.21 188
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.66 56
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 561.45 47,723
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,266.40 192,643

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 3.40 306
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.76 68
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,082.58 97,432
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,167.86 285,107

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.85 171
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 29
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 974.90 58,494
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,319.60 139,176

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 3.79 91
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,096.35 26,312
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 107.72 2,585

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 2.86 512
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.99 177
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 895.67 160,325
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,958.85 529,633

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.80 158
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.17 103
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 826.41 72,724
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,414.04 476,435

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 2.41 190
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.76 60
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 790.80 62,473
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,161.46 328,755

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 2.80 1,384
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.98 486
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,088.61 538,861
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,804.66 1,883,305

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.67 690
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,276.89 240,055
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 201.05 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 3.12 1,058
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.58 195
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,407.87 477,266
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,616.68 887,055

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 2.79 39
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.29 18
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 950.33 13,304
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,050.53 98,707

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 2.31 37
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 917.71 14,683
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,314.45 37,031

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 2.13 185
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 42
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 793.96 69,074
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,215.34 192,734

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 1.69 54
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.22 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,026.69 32,854
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,789.68 185,269

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 3.52 718
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.96 196
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,666.88 340,042
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,584.99 935,337

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 1.91 157
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.83 150
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 798.98 65,516
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,027.64 740,266

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 1.61 134
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.11 92
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 979.70 81,314
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,990.22 663,187

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 2.22 173
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.54 42
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,386.05 108,112
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,033.24 236,592

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 2.94 229
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,805.21 140,806
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 129.76 10,121

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 2.39 227
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 70
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,299.12 123,416
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,225.48 306,420

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 1.93 774
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.47 589
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 888.40 357,137
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,241.38 3,715,034

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 2.76 853
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,349.07 416,863
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 164.89 50,951

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

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 2.70 372
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.29 178
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,196.88 165,168
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,044.59 834,153

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 3.12 275
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.76 67
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,819.80 160,142
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,550.23 400,420

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

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 3.23 258
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,824.94 145,995
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 271.41 21,712

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.98 661
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,992.80 442,401
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 152.02 33,749

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.72 31
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.50 27
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,017.04 18,306
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,835.48 195,038

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.57 90
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,726.45 60,425
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,045.87 71,605

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 1.67 70
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.05 44
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,089.23 45,747
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,220.58 261,264

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 7.00 7
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.00 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,751.82 3,751
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13,179.35 13,179

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 2.81 309
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.95 105
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,820.91 200,300
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,106.21 671,683

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.98 563
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.71 193
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 857.41 96,887
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,851.50 322,219

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.53 421
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.94 87
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 808.44 75,184
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,772.24 164,818

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.83 1,140
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,077.10 320,975
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 33.35 9,937

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.42 584
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.87 148
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,041.39 178,077
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,846.73 315,791

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 3.38 696
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.97 199
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 939.35 193,506
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,707.66 557,777

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 2.90 1,337
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.12 516
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 949.39 437,668
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,105.25 1,892,521

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 4.26 1,305
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,396.60 427,359
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.46 3,201

The Beaufighter V modification.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.61 230
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,769.41 72,545
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.15 1,195

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.90 502
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.90 155
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,100.03 190,304
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,580.38 446,405

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 3.47 402
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.31 36
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,268.15 147,105
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,252.91 145,337

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 3.41 116
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.88 30
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,400.00 47,599
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,025.47 68,866

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 3.30 495
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.53 79
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,094.59 164,188
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,684.10 252,614

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.56 317
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.15 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,230.63 152,597
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 656.34 81,386

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 2.23 203
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.58 53
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,122.26 102,125
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,840.26 258,463

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 3.78 892
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 131
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,667.85 393,613
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,321.86 547,959

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.76 58
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.33 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,007.21 21,151
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,795.92 142,714

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 4.35 1,660
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.40 154
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,055.20 785,086
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,333.43 509,371

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 2.64 333
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 70
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,682.06 211,939
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,431.78 306,404

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.85 77
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,715.21 46,310
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,864.61 77,344

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 2.63 129
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.18 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,829.29 89,635
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,276.72 62,559

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 3.80 315
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,577.45 213,928
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.07 402
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,723.21 225,740
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 49.63 6,501

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

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 3.15 148
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.81 38
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,666.78 78,338
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,451.36 256,214

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 2.03 258
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.57 72
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,282.43 162,869
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,379.05 302,139

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 3.75 648
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.45 77
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,304.68 398,709
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,676.04 462,954

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 3.77 528
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,071.59 430,023
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 62.20 8,708

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 3.34 428
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.98 125
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,586.45 331,065
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,091.05 779,654

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 2.34 278
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.39 165
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,617.10 192,435
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,145.64 850,330

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.55 270
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,670.64 202,968
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 2.18 144
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.15 76
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,871.07 123,490
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,963.98 525,622

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 2.61 86
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,146.10 70,821
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.19 402
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 41
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,620.64 347,581
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,543.25 244,152

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 4.07 118
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.24 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,740.18 79,465
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 986.38 28,604

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 4.05 243
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,059.05 183,542
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,284.17 77,050

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 6.00 42
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,534.20 45,739
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 3.50 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,268.27 9,073
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 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 5.00 15
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.67 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 599.02 1,797
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,820.18 8,460

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 3.85 181
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.62 123
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 607.62 28,558
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,784.32 177,863

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 1.42 341
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.69 885
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 225.50 54,118
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,542.50 1,330,200

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

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 2.49 122
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.69 132
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 381.87 18,711
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,555.65 174,226

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.84 179
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.52 535
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 216.06 45,805
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,416.46 1,148,290

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 74
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.29 110
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 355.45 17,061
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,908.22 235,594

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 97
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.78 225
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 286.70 23,222
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,339.00 513,459

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.83 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.31 119
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 309.60 11,145
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,233.91 296,420

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

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 0.86 244
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.57 1,302
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 332.56 94,779
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,176.82 4,325,393

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 0.76 209
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.59 1,261
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 471.74 129,727
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23,193.84 6,378,307

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 1.18 373
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.33 1,049
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 678.72 213,798
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17,739.38 5,587,905

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 1.52 93
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.52 154
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 944.12 57,591
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,433.79 941,460

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 1.30 26
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.60 52
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,334.47 26,689
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,900.10 318,001

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 1.03 180
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.95 688
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 922.03 160,433
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22,202.56 3,863,246

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 1.19 37
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.48 170
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,219.79 37,813
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30,079.92 932,477

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 0.16 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.09 335
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 130.00 7,150
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,875.25 488,138

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 0.14 10
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.22 448
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 63.60 4,579
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,761.62 774,836

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

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.72 340
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 40.37 2,906
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,242.62 737,468

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.10 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.30 258
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 37.33 2,239
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,530.98 631,859

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.05 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.57 275
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 66.20 5,097
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,471.59 575,312

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.09 2
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.45 120
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 107.58 2,366
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14,898.60 327,769

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.07 2
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.00 81
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 42.63 1,151
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,743.99 290,087

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.31 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.27 85
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 126.59 3,291
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,571.14 274,849

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.36 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.91 207
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 221.44 11,736
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14,273.64 756,502

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.66 55
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.83 235
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 386.95 32,116
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13,421.50 1,113,984

The most mass-produced version of the Flying Fortress with significantly enhanced defensive armament. Extensively used in the strategic bombing campaign against Germany.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.50 62
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.34 418
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 259.89 32,486
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12,495.46 1,561,931

The Do 217 M was a variant of the mass-produced Do 217 K with the DB 603 engine instead of the BMW 801 that was in great demand for fighters. Both bomber variants were used mainly on the Western Front.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.11 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.12 435
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 115.01 9,775
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19,147.31 1,627,521

The best Soviet serial tactical bomber of World War II. Most actively used in 1944-1945. The Tu-2 bombers remained in the Soviet service until the mid-1950s, and were also supplied to Poland, Bulgaria, China, Indonesia, and North Korea.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.42 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.05 77
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 314.15 5,968
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24,772.38 470,675

It was created to replace the Ju 88 in the Luftwaffe under the Bomber B design competition. However, a number of technical problems and changes in requirements from the Ministry of Aviation (RLM) did not allow the model to be launched into production. Several pre-production prototypes were tested.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.38 51
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 55.06 440
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34,016.71 272,133

Designed to the same specifications as the well-known B-29 Superfortress. However, the development of the B-32 was slow due to technical issues. Saw limited action during raids on Japan before the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.41 29
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.13 364
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 392.27 27,851
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23,490.27 1,667,809

Project for a high-speed reconnaissance bomber. Developed in 1945–1946 with the use of the German Jumo 004 engine. Development was discontinued in early 1946 as the Myasishchev design bureau was closed.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.63 22
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.23 183
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 470.50 16,467
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28,654.29 1,002,900

Before the capitulation of Germany in the war, the Junkers company managed to partially prepare the project documentation for the development of the Ju 287 V3 design. Further development was carried out with the participation of German designers, but already as part of the Soviet OKB-1 work. Only a single prototype was built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.25 16
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.63 418
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 522.90 32,942
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 36,068.76 2,272,331
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