Hardstrike

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Hardstrike

Position: Executive Officer

Days in clan: 2093

[SF] Team Special Forces

Position: Executive Officer

Days in clan: 2093

9,145
Battles Fought
60.23%
Victories/Battles
1,626
Average Experience per Battle
22,916
Most Damage per Battle,

Aircraft type efficiency

Fighters

Multirole Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Attack Aircraft

Bombers

Achievements 179/202

  • marcel
    29
  • Marseille Medal

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


    Award +1
  • maccambell
    107
  • 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
    148
  • Hero of the Sky Badge

    Awarded for earning the highest aircraft type grade in battle.


    Award +1
  • rocketeer
    290
  • 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
    8
  • 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
    188
  • 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 9,145
Victories 5,508 (60.23%)
Draws 32 (0%)
Defeats 3,605 (39%)
Average Experience per Battle 1,626
Maximum Experience per Battle 5,760

Battle Performance

Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.15
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,103.08
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,860.64

Preferences in aircraft types

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
9,060
Fighters 3,924 (43%)
Multirole Fighters 2,185 (24%)
Heavy Fighters 1,744 (19%)
Attack Aircraft 904 (10%)
Bombers 303 (3%)

Preferences in aircraft nations

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
9,060
U.S.S.R. Aircraft 1,887 (21%)
Germany Aircraft 2,316 (26%)
U.S.A. Aircraft 1,459 (16%)
Japan Aircraft 1,447 (16%)
U.K. Aircraft 1,382 (15%)
China Aircraft 54 (1%)
Europe Aircraft 515 (6%)

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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 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

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

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 14.00 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 892.37 892
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 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 10.12 172
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,253.96 21,317
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.32 396

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 5.89 112
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 910.15 17,292
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.32 272

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 4.91 167
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 735.06 24,991
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.13 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 6.16 770
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 802.52 100,314
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 94.73 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 1.71 12
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 466.75 3,267
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 3.11 482
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 670.97 103,999
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.80 3,068

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

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 3.81 385
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 716.82 72,398
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.67 67

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 4.08 375
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 880.94 81,046
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.94 1,098

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 3.67 44
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 823.30 9,879
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.50 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 3.59 355
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 700.54 69,353
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.42 932

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 4.74 2,155
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 897.55 408,384
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.03 7,746

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 4.57 398
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 840.39 73,114
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.33 2,203

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 3.29 158
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 733.85 35,224
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.70 705

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 4.11 1,356
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 958.59 316,335
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.76 582

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 2.93 449
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 604.35 92,465
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.57 1,311

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 4.08 379
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 830.37 77,224
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.73 347

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 3.34 207
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 629.63 39,037
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.40 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 4.00 104
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 773.26 20,104
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.44 11

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 3.34 374
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 813.48 91,109
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.16 1,474

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.92 231
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,015.99 59,943
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.02 1,004

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 3.96 269
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 894.94 60,856
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 33.31 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 4.92 325
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,041.30 68,725
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.81 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 4.11 477
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 989.75 114,811
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.53 4,005

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 4.08 1,379
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 955.65 323,010
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 85.15 28,780

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 4.47 978
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,315.74 288,146
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.79 1,486

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 2.76 47
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 742.41 12,620
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 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 3.31 53
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 932.53 14,920
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.73 187

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 1,685
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,187.54 464,327
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.08 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 2.74 386
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 772.80 108,965
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.08 575

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 1.81 29
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 527.15 8,434
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.00 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 803.97 4,823
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 3.02 145
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 922.08 44,259
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.02 0

Developed in 1940 as the I-26 high-speed fighter. One of the best Soviet fighters of the early years of World War II. A total of 8,734 aircraft of various modifications were produced.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.56 146
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,008.52 32,272
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 45.31 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 3.50 448
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,233.20 157,849
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 33.43 4,278

A modification of the Spitfire V inspired by Iron Maiden.

Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.18 143
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 902.62 40,618
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.27 533
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 959.60 156,414
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.22 1,991

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 4.02 1,259
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,272.70 398,354
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 38.49 12,048

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

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 3.91 1,427
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,140.20 416,174
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.61 3,508

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 3.74 277
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,186.63 87,810
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.07 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 3.05 446
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,078.25 157,425
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26.22 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 3.80 582
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,080.98 165,390
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.74 112

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 4.00 256
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,042.11 66,694
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 176.99 11,327

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 4.06 134
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,348.13 44,488
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.16 38

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 4.07 1,143
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,447.47 406,738
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.73 8,073

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 4.81 77
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,724.96 27,599
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 106.20 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 3.81 750
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,457.80 287,186
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.51 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

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 2.38 31
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 816.25 10,611
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.27 16

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 8.00 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,124.02 3,124
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 2.66 341
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 933.38 119,472
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 48.22 6,172

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 3.85 555
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,266.57 182,385
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 141.44 20,368

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 3.26 114
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,367.48 47,861
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.56 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 1.85 37
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 719.63 14,392
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.70 670
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,421.54 257,299
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.76 1,404

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 1,215
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,674.92 453,902
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 37.70 10,218

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 3.02 130
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,210.03 52,031
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.50 1,311

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 3.25 1,389
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,309.95 560,657
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 39.41 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 3.13 47
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,278.02 19,170
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 4.19 549
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,476.62 193,437
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.50 3,864

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 2.11 40
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,067.06 20,274
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27.32 519

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 3.67 121
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,706.35 56,309
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.10 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 2.70 81
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,169.07 35,072
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.62 618

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 3.49 545
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,661.21 259,148
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.03 3,904

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 2.75 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 973.56 11,682
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 3.28 105
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,967.43 62,957
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 2.76 116
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,729.35 72,632
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.94 837

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 3.68 449
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,959.09 239,009
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 42.90 5,233

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 3.89 373
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,725.01 165,601
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.71 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 3.55 412
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,848.93 214,476
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 60.33 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 4.16 308
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,929.07 142,750
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.16 307

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 2.70 62
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,099.76 48,294
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.41 676

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 4.12 169
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,305.13 94,510
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.67 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 2.42 58
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,467.79 35,226
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.16 51

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 3.78 68
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,177.63 39,197
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

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 2.26 43
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.84 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 318.46 6,050
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 959.19 18,224

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 4.52 131
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.86 25
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 605.79 17,567
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,409.10 40,863

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 2.57 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.70 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 506.34 11,645
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,622.05 37,307

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 3.33 1,674
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.06 534
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 633.19 318,496
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,420.83 1,217,677

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 2.76 456
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.20 198
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 577.80 95,337
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,464.49 406,641

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 3.26 710
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.53 115
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 711.47 155,101
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,282.19 279,516

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 3.03 288
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 811.31 77,074
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 508.29 48,287

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 3.42 1,101
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.84 271
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 925.61 298,046
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,481.40 799,009

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 3.42 831
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.30 74
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 896.38 217,820
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 998.16 242,554

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 2.26 181
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.38 110
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 544.66 43,573
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,166.45 333,315

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 2.41 41
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 655.99 11,151
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.00 374

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 2.92 38
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 576.46 7,494
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,050.76 13,659

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 4.02 217
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.37 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 992.03 53,569
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 774.39 41,817

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 2.17 113
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.63 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 591.98 30,782
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,515.75 130,819

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 3.44 268
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 60
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,075.83 83,914
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,316.28 258,669

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 3.00 147
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.47 23
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,035.04 50,716
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,267.87 111,125

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 2.79 461
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.98 161
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 888.17 146,548
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,931.79 483,745

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 1.90 114
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.25 75
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 858.30 51,497
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,443.91 326,634

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 2.46 160
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.82 53
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 820.73 53,347
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,233.11 275,152

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 2.64 1,034
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.99 389
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,011.30 396,429
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,891.83 1,525,598

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 3.68 655
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,280.63 227,952
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 212.11 37,755

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 2.21 31
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 918.00 12,852
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,911.31 26,758

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 3.08 896
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.58 169
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,342.02 390,526
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,564.43 746,248

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

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 3.31 576
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.97 168
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,608.17 279,821
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,743.75 825,412

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 1.86 119
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.92 123
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 702.82 44,980
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,707.36 621,271

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 1.49 118
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.06 84
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 943.52 74,538
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,856.96 620,699

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 2.10 145
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.49 34
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,380.58 95,259
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,824.38 194,882

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 2.92 193
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,801.32 118,887
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 132.94 8,773

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 2.19 158
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.71 51
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,118.90 80,560
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,180.94 229,028

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 1.93 591
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.42 436
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 900.96 276,593
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,222.40 2,831,275

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 2.81 786
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,385.78 388,019
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 169.89 47,570

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 2.97 101
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.71 24
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,196.22 40,671
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,819.72 129,870

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 2.63 289
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.31 144
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,160.82 127,689
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,925.30 651,782

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 2.79 134
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 37
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,542.05 74,018
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,917.45 236,037

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 2.26 61
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.30 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,462.68 39,492
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,499.72 40,492

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 3.26 228
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,873.36 131,135
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 310.18 21,712

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

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 2.87 594
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,914.03 396,204
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 140.19 29,019

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 1.43 10
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,285.80 9,000
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 881.87 6,173

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 1.83 53
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.07 31
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,215.38 35,246
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,492.01 188,268

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.04 504
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.74 174
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 858.36 85,836
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,980.41 298,040

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 4.38 333
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.92 70
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 798.52 60,687
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,826.28 138,797

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 3.83 942
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,064.12 261,773
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 40.40 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 3.46 291
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.89 75
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,064.78 89,441
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,814.83 152,445

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 3.38 486
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.04 150
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 947.65 136,462
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,887.25 415,763

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 2.81 1,208
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.10 472
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 919.70 395,470
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,042.05 1,738,082

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 4.20 1,058
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,389.95 350,267
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.68 2,942

The Beaufighter V modification.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.67 28
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,826.53 10,959
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.65 336
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.29 27
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,303.33 119,906
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,303.30 119,903

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 2.77 360
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.89 116
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,031.55 134,101
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,550.67 331,586

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 3.27 455
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 77
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,083.72 150,636
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,748.51 243,042

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 2.26 228
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,135.98 114,733
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 761.83 76,945

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 2.08 181
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 48
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,009.06 87,787
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,679.75 233,138

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 3.87 674
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.59 103
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,650.13 287,122
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,481.66 431,809

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 3.54 46
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.69 22
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,286.62 16,726
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,180.64 119,348

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 4.32 1,209
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.41 114
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,991.81 557,706
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,441.11 403,512

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 2.64 290
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 61
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,691.32 186,045
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,420.26 266,228

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 2.14 15
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.71 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,120.93 7,846
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,294.30 23,060

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 2.38 95
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,527.99 61,119
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 972.77 38,910

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 3.82 302
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,589.99 204,609
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 2.98 370
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,683.22 208,719
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 52.43 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 3.00 129
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.79 34
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,547.30 66,533
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,993.77 214,732

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 2.06 249
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 68
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,295.49 156,754
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,364.18 286,066

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 3.63 562
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.42 65
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,129.71 330,105
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,621.58 406,345

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 3.96 400
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,251.44 328,395
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 55.59 5,614

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 3.55 376
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.97 103
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,737.48 290,172
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,246.57 662,136

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 2.06 163
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.15 91
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,461.97 115,495
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,172.89 487,658

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 3.73 82
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,705.28 59,516
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 2.75 55
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,274.03 45,480
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 4.00 300
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.39 29
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,620.45 271,533
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,520.26 189,019

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 3.96 99
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,733.25 68,331
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 120.55 3,013

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 4.10 160
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,792.17 108,894
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 984.00 38,375

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.00 20
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,810.82 19,243
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 2.67 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,362.39 7,087
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 3.49 129
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.59 96
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 542.33 20,066
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,714.74 137,445

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 1.40 326
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.64 848
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 221.69 51,653
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,467.08 1,273,829

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 1.49 85
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.56 146
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 260.36 14,840
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,110.70 234,309

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 2.50 95
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.82 107
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 393.42 14,949
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,756.32 142,740

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.82 154
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.51 472
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 208.54 39,204
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,232.87 983,780

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 1.69 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.10 82
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 384.41 14,991
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,845.92 188,990

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 1.19 89
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.97 223
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 282.86 21,214
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,794.14 509,560

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.00 26
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.54 92
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 325.60 8,465
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,108.69 210,826

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 0.72 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.75 88
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 284.20 9,094
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,377.31 204,073

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 1.23 38
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.84 88
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 421.23 13,058
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,364.98 228,314

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 0.86 243
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.57 1,294
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 334.77 94,740
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,201.70 4,302,081

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 1.42 85
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.73 164
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 641.54 38,492
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,772.48 706,348

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 0.75 201
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.53 1,213
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 473.04 126,774
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22,979.90 6,158,612

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 1.20 347
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.22 930
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 682.49 197,239
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17,387.03 5,024,850

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 1.75 84
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.54 122
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,054.33 50,607
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,614.95 749,517

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 1.44 26
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.50 45
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,399.89 25,198
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,515.47 279,278

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 1.04 175
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.95 667
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 931.26 157,383
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22,329.59 3,773,701

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 1.50 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.75 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,776.49 7,105
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20,029.25 80,116

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 0.18 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.64 248
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 122.73 5,399
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,955.85 350,057

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 0.13 7
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.72 356
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 54.29 2,877
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,268.04 597,206

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 0.02 1
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.57 301
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 40.15 2,167
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,422.75 616,828

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 0.13 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.53 106
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 43.47 1,304
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,686.88 260,606

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 0.03 2
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.19 204
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 58.23 3,726
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,680.50 427,552

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 0.08 2
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.76 69
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 45.58 1,139
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,024.06 250,601

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 0.39 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.67 132
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 236.17 8,502
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13,697.55 493,111

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 0.57 37
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.58 168
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 363.93 23,655
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12,970.82 843,103

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 0.54 49
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.01 271
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 287.40 25,865
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,371.02 1,023,391

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 0.12 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.76 196
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 133.40 4,535
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21,159.99 719,439

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 0.19 3
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.19 83
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 268.25 4,292
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22,719.98 363,519

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 0.31 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.54 59
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 278.16 3,616
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29,343.74 381,468

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 0.42 5
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.25 75
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 382.28 4,587
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 36,000.57 432,006
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