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BuffaloTime

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Days in clan: 227

[R-A-W] The Order of Radiant Air Warriors

Position: Junior Officer

Days in clan: 227

28,384
Battles Fought
60.69%
Victories/Battles
1,805
Average Experience per Battle
27,342
Most Damage per Battle,

Aircraft type efficiency

Fighters

Multirole Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Attack Aircraft

Bombers

Achievements 203/221

  • marcel
    261
  • Marseille Medal

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


    Award +1
  • maccambell
    577
  • 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
    1317
  • Hero of the Sky Badge

    Awarded for earning the highest aircraft type grade in battle.


    Award +1
  • rocketeer
    714
  • 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
    81
  • 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
    6
  • 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
    277
  • 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 28,384
Victories 17,227 (60.69%)
Draws 98 (0%)
Defeats 11,059 (39%)
Average Experience per Battle 1,805
Maximum Experience per Battle 9,882

Battle Performance

Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.91
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.48
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,042.48
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,174.94

Preferences in aircraft types

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
28,879
Fighters 9,304 (32%)
Multirole Fighters 6,418 (22%)
Heavy Fighters 4,528 (16%)
Attack Aircraft 6,570 (23%)
Bombers 2,059 (7%)

Preferences in aircraft nations

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
28,879
U.S.S.R. Aircraft 8,302 (29%)
Germany Aircraft 6,033 (21%)
U.S.A. Aircraft 7,743 (27%)
Japan Aircraft 1,724 (6%)
U.K. Aircraft 3,456 (12%)
China Aircraft 436 (2%)
Europe Aircraft 1,185 (4%)

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Aircraft

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

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.50 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 535.38 6,424
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.93 11

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 4.81 274
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 448.94 25,589
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.67 266

Last mass-produced biplane fighter used by the Japanese Army. First flew in March 1935. Saw combat in China and in the Soviet-Japanese conflict of Khalkhyn Gol. A total of about 600 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.00 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 497.44 497
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.00 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 823.74 823
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.78 3

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 7.90 932
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 718.59 84,793
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.56 1,363

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.00 92
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 324.01 7,452
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 42.88 986

Designed in Japan under the guidance of German experts. A total of 4 prototypes were built and underwent trials in 1934.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.50 77
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 538.37 7,537
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.13 1

Designed for the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force in 1933–1935. A total of 5 prototypes were built. Never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.13 221
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 654.44 20,287
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.15 252

Experimental all-metal fighter aircraft developed on the basis of the successful P-6E with several prototypes being produced.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.95 113
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 533.19 10,130
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.00 227

An export variant of the F11C fighter. Used extensively during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Some of the aircraft were produced directly in China.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.20 78
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 466.12 6,991
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.48 7

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.00 120
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 647.85 12,957
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.43 8

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 4.28 171
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 504.19 20,167
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.13 5

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 10.71 75
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,217.47 8,522
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

The first monoplane carrier-based fighter adopted by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service. Successfully used during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.22 232
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 686.29 37,745
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.02 1,541

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.34 374
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 750.73 52,551
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.84 1,458

Developed to replace the Ki-10. The prototype first flew in October 1936. Saw combat in China, during the Battle of Khalkhyn Gol, and in the initial period of the Pacific War. A total of about 3,400 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.35 599
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 702.84 78,718
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.55 1,629

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 6.19 489
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 776.25 61,323
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26.73 2,111

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 4.78 454
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 649.15 61,669
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.68 2,060

A prototype of the I-16 (TsKB-12) equipped with a Wright Cyclone engine and three-blade propeller. Following trials, it was decided to produce I-16 with the M-22 engine.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.23 49
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 346.63 7,625
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.52 275

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 9.00 36
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,284.38 5,137
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 406.42 1,625

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 5.31 765
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 759.16 109,318
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.43 493

An export variant of the Model 75 aircraft. Used by the air forces of various countries throughout the world.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.69 448
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 992.98 66,529
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 64.64 4,330

Designed as an attempt of the Boeing company to produce a more advanced version of the successful P-26 Peashooter. A total of 4 prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.95 690
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 768.40 89,134
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.55 1,455

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 6.57 138
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 930.36 19,537
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 63.43 1,332

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 4.89 279
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 763.60 43,525
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.43 24

Designed and tested in 1935 as a new fighter for the Luftwaffe, but was considered inferior to the He 112 and Bf 109. Two prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.08 264
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 658.49 34,241
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 39.24 2,040

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.71 239
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,119.38 34,700
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 88.84 2,754

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 5.83 1,457
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 854.71 213,676
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.31 5,577

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.74 494
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 707.60 93,403
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27.80 3,669

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 3.77 724
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 781.59 150,065
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 64.01 12,290

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.76 508
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 801.07 108,145
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.59 755

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 4.65 2,808
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 869.16 524,973
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.04 9,688

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 3.20 336
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 642.29 67,440
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.66 68

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 4.72 2,066
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 958.77 419,941
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.99 4,813

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 4.35 1,397
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 820.82 263,481
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.21 5,845

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 3.62 470
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 647.49 84,173
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.49 583

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.60 78
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 564.47 16,933
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 85.65 2,569

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 3.26 274
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 657.60 55,238
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.06 761

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.88 512
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 955.68 100,346
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 63.84 6,703

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.70 521
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 697.30 98,319
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 51.93 7,322

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 4.37 987
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 768.47 173,674
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.89 5,398

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 3.73 593
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 738.60 117,437
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.31 2,275

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 3.10 633
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 576.46 117,598
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 36.40 7,425

Several Ki-43 aircraft were captured by the Chinese Nationalist Air Force and the Chinese Communist Air Force after Japan's defeat in the Pacific War. They were operated in China during the ongoing civil war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.41 215
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 580.96 36,600
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.17 766

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.58 369
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 652.67 67,225
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.48 1,079

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.28 471
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 863.71 95,008
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 44.68 4,914

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 3.43 843
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 917.54 225,714
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 33.44 8,226

Designed as a simplified modification for mass production. Underwent trials in 1940–1941, but never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.35 275
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 885.60 72,619
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 35.02 2,871

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.46 799
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,051.13 188,151
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.99 1,430

Development of this two-seat fighter with the tandem wing configuration was started by the Arsenal company in 1939. The prototype was completed during the occupation of France. The aircraft was tested in the summer of 1941, but it was decided not to put it into mass production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.93 299
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 723.11 73,756
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 36.49 3,721

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 4.01 725
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 978.96 177,191
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.22 220

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 3.52 331
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 859.04 80,749
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.79 2,047

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 4.35 322
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,015.23 75,126
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.83 875

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 3.07 399
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 777.66 101,095
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.57 463

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.89 526
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 750.35 136,564
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.70 126

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.58 534
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 955.24 142,331
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.38 2,888

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 3.48 369
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 803.66 85,187
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.23 2,462

Fighter constructed of timber and designed as a high-speed aircraft in the prewar period. Used on all fronts until the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.10 205
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 935.52 46,775
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.38 968

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.81 1,039
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,022.82 279,229
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.55 968

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.80 291
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 730.51 75,972
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.47 48

Blueprint created on the basis of the record-setting Me 209. The project was discontinued due to difficulties in maintenance of the uprated engine.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.17 217
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 587.30 58,730
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.15 15

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 4.71 2,068
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,327.93 582,963
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.28 4,952

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 4.17 992
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,040.94 247,743
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 48.45 11,531

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 3.54 319
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 796.32 71,668
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.96 2,066

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 3.97 302
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 912.04 69,315
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.60 1,641

Early in the Pacific War, the A6M was the world's most capable carrier-based fighter, which gave Japan air superiority.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.86 494
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 865.73 110,812
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 47.15 6,035

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 4.72 1,010
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,272.77 272,372
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.15 2,600

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.50 1,079
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,091.54 261,970
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.79 6,189

Modification of the Mustang I that was supplied by the North American Aviation company to U.K. The aircraft featured powerful autocannon that replaced the machine guns fitted on the previous modification. A total of 93 aircraft of this modification were supplied to the Royal Air Force.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.14 762
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,329.20 244,572
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.06 4,610

A modification of the Spitfire V inspired by Iron Maiden.

Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.84 1,481
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,112.79 429,538
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 39.15 15,111

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 2.16 67
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 851.23 26,388
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.11 3

The Spitfire V modification

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.42 106
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 835.11 25,888
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.00 495

Developed in 1941 to replace the Spitfire I and Spitfire II. Widely used in Europe and North Africa.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.85 545
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 815.78 155,813
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.19 3,093

Created in 1943 on the basis of the Yak-1. Further improvements led to creation of the Yak-3.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.69 325
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,013.56 89,192
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 52.40 4,611

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.55 17
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 354.92 3,904
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 4.52 885
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,314.88 257,715
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 41.21 8,076

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.76 1,428
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,169.90 444,561
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 40.09 15,234

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.58 308
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,157.90 99,579
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.84 158

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 3.65 496
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,019.18 138,608
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.28 1,126

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 3.40 657
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 993.41 191,727
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 46.47 8,967

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 2.96 361
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 920.94 112,354
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 41.66 5,082

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 3.73 906
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,050.36 255,236
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 38.29 9,305

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 4.56 1,616
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,280.04 453,135
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 73.82 26,132

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 4.23 740
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,223.66 214,141
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.95 1,041

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 4.22 350
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,379.44 114,493
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.49 621

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 3.93 1,050
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,182.74 315,791
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.28 4,347

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.82 42
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,285.70 14,142
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.78 8

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.41 97
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,860.86 40,938
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.51 77

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 4.15 1,350
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,400.26 455,083
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 36.81 11,962

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 3.74 452
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,200.31 145,237
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 42.12 5,096

Dallas-built version of the P-51D. After World War II, it was exported to various countries including China, where it served in the Chinese Nationalist Air Force. A total of 1,500 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.82 596
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,400.25 218,439
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.01 2,809

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 2.67 438
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,044.78 171,343
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.37 4,980

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 3.86 336
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,336.33 116,260
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.26 1,066

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 2.76 370
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 959.62 128,589
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.96 2,540

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 4.72 595
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,568.66 197,651
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.90 995

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 4.27 662
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,374.21 213,003
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 62.74 9,724

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.00 52
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,665.51 21,651
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.12 40

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.66 106
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,240.43 35,972
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.12 177

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 3.17 999
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,316.16 414,589
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 68.55 21,592

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.00 108
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,478.15 39,910
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.11 2

Created in 1943 on the basis of the Yak-1. One of the best Soviet fighters of 1944–1945. A total of 4,848 aircraft of this type were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.50 462
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,108.85 146,368
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 46.92 6,193

One of the most famous American fighters during World War II. Used extensively in Europe and in the later stages of the war against Japan.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.38 987
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,318.19 384,911
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.45 4,804

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 3.34 424
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,367.23 173,637
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.44 2,596

An all-metal fighter created on the basis of the La-7 featuring a wider combat radius and more powerful weapons. Used during the Korean War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.36 497
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,666.56 189,988
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 74.99 8,548

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 3.65 683
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,525.44 285,257
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24.10 4,507

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.14 284
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,378.71 183,368
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 37.37 4,970

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.62 896
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,706.83 331,125
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 76.46 14,833

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 3.36 1,417
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,306.36 551,285
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.89 3,752

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 3.40 796
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,442.25 337,487
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.26 2,401

The first jet-powered fighter to enter service with the Soviet Air Force. Developed on the basis of the Yak-3 in 1946. A total of 280 aircraft were produced.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.02 647
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,197.13 256,186
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.48 6,735

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.19 937
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,325.48 389,691
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.63 4,890

Designed for the U.S. Navy as a heavy deck-based fighter with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability. Due to the difficulty of VTOL operations and high requirements to pilot skills, the project was terminated in favor of seaplanes. A total of three prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.21 1,963
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,831.06 853,274
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.64 13,812

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.91 67
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,494.18 34,366
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.49 1,858
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,684.50 897,840
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.76 6,270

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 4.23 3,446
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,934.58 1,576,683
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.30 17,356

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 3.89 949
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,668.54 407,122
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 35.47 8,655

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 3.14 726
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,139.52 263,229
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.94 4,374

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 3.29 1,356
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,488.03 613,068
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 59.05 24,329

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 2.08 27
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,690.75 21,979
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 52.55 683

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 3.79 849
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,849.42 414,269
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.36 5,681

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.66 392
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,615.21 172,827
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15.08 1,613

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 3.87 735
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,884.92 358,135
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 45.41 8,627

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 3.21 449
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,642.74 229,983
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.98 3,356

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.93 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,177.59 32,663
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 4.84 827
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,566.38 438,850
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 36.83 6,298

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.05 509
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,654.19 276,250
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.64 1,108

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 3.33 280
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,790.64 150,413
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.30 25

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 4.40 638
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,232.15 323,661
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.25 1,921

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 4.07 562
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,031.48 280,344
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.78 1,764

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 4.33 1,570
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,379.08 863,605
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 52.66 19,117

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.15 532
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,005.25 338,887
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.09 15

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 4.70 1,296
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,742.58 756,951
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.58 5,957

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 4.44 2,097
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,530.99 1,194,625
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.14 6,673

Designed as a new fighter featuring better flight performance compared to the Ta 183. Further development was discontinued as the war had ended.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.54 389
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,076.18 228,379
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.73 740

Due to the end of World War II, the Ki-162 project was not completed in combat-ready condition. Further development is only hypothetical based on the level of technology in Japan at that time.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.12 415
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,752.19 233,041
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.18 3,747

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.52 750
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,341.44 388,679
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.15 522

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 4.30 748
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,285.13 397,612
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.34 5,975

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 3.99 1,479
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,454.93 910,779
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.97 3,326

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.00 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.22 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 135.05 1,215
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 276.81 2,491

Developed in early 1926 as an all-metal version of the Gamecock fighter. Never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.40 17
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 260.65 1,303
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 159.23 796

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 5.54 72
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.31 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 315.80 4,105
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 278.87 3,625

Developed at the request of the Imperial Japanese Army in cooperation with French aircraft designers.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.20 21
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 240.90 1,204
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.14 0

An export version of the Curtiss BF2C-1. A total of 137 aircraft were built for the Air Forces of China, Argentina, Turkey, and Thailand. Licensed for production in China.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.08 102
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.84 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 353.76 8,844
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 605.20 15,129

Developed as a one-seat modification of the successful two-seat carrier-based Grumman FF-1 fighter. By September 1940 all F2Fs were converted into trainer aircraft.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.19 167
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 562.67 15,192
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 644.43 17,399

Carrier-based fighter-bomber. A total of 28 aircraft were built for the U.S. Navy from 1932 through 1933. Exported as the Hawk II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.22 409
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.42 41
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 372.45 36,127
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 494.39 47,955

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.22 784
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 606.83 76,459
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.74 1,605

Developed on request of the U.S. Army Air Corps to replace the Boeing Р-12 fighters. A total of 151 aircraft were built. Used in the Second Sino-Japanese War and the initial period of the Pacific War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.62 404
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 29
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 561.99 34,281
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 516.19 31,487

Fighter version of the Hawker Hart light bomber. First flew in 1933. A total of 305 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.45 32
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 185.97 4,091
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 56.09 1,234

Developed as a multi-purpose aircraft for the Royal Air Force. The first prototype flew in February 1937, with total of 192 aircraft being built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.98 279
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.98 55
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 725.51 40,628
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,155.19 64,690

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 5.15 634
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 40
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 626.01 76,998
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 476.09 58,559

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.63 50
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.63 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 361.94 6,876
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,124.88 21,372

First flew in August 1935. A total of about 200 aircraft including experimental and export versions were built. Used in the initial period of the Pacific War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.98 488
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.49 48
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 731.15 71,652
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 865.31 84,799

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 4.78 746
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.60 93
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 696.22 108,609
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 699.81 109,170

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 5.20 624
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.16 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 699.41 83,928
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 272.25 32,670

Exported to the Royal Air Force, Royal Netherlands Air Force, and Finnish Air Force. Used in the initial period of the Pacific War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.16 12,361
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.63 1,880
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 828.76 2,463,890
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,098.93 3,267,114

First flew in March 1940. The aircraft saw combat in China. A total of 272 aircraft of various modifications were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.04 927
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.80 243
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 613.31 187,058
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,331.17 406,007

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 2.42 779
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 180
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 469.00 151,018
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,022.11 329,119

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 3.56 690
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 109
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 623.98 121,051
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 839.29 162,822

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 3.24 644
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.78 155
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 654.46 130,237
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,483.86 295,287

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 3.23 810
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.57 142
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 675.75 169,612
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 842.11 211,368

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.34 908
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 38
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 598.86 162,890
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 266.67 72,534

The LaGG-3 series 4 was fitted with a modified engine and carried more powerful armament compared to the early LaGG-3s. Extensively used in the initial period of World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.82 600
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.24 38
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 739.73 116,137
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 440.70 69,190

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 3.44 543
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 885.56 139,918
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 113.87 17,990

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 3.38 548
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.18 29
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 865.22 140,166
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 393.38 63,727

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 3.52 440
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 980.04 122,504
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 444.65 55,580

The best U.S. carrier-based fighter at the start of the war with Japan. Used from the outset through the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.56 2,255
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 270
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 952.09 603,626
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,065.59 675,585

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 3.08 823
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.98 261
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 816.32 217,956
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,058.37 549,585

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 2.92 298
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 810.64 82,685
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 113.04 11,530

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 4.28 1,206
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 49
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,087.19 306,586
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 479.69 135,271

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 3.69 310
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 959.57 80,604
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 406.79 34,170

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.25 210
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.53 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,287.38 51,495
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,306.40 52,255

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 2.96 432
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 67
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 836.48 122,125
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,171.36 171,018

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 4.11 703
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 74
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,361.79 232,866
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,538.88 263,148

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 3.70 1,058
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.53 152
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,169.44 334,460
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,628.15 465,652

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 3.24 389
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,022.53 122,703
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 60.45 7,253

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 3.07 501
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 121
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,097.54 178,898
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,477.90 403,897

One of the most widely produced United States Navy fighters of World War II. Used in both carrier- and land-based operations.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.89 646
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 86
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,261.47 209,403
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,863.87 309,401

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 3.06 1,326
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.90 388
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,049.29 454,342
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,493.38 1,512,634

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 3.58 283
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.34 27
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,091.15 86,200
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,582.15 124,989

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 3.44 567
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,266.50 208,973
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 216.23 35,677

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 2.95 723
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.63 154
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,040.35 254,885
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,291.11 561,322

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 3.27 491
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.39 59
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,144.76 171,714
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,498.31 224,746

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 2.86 460
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 77
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,053.69 169,644
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,597.39 257,180

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 2.82 1,233
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.82 361
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,208.10 529,148
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,385.79 1,920,974

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 3.00 594
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.65 129
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,074.26 212,702
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,656.48 525,983

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.69 638
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.30 52
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,344.79 232,647
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,605.18 277,696

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 3.50 605
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.63 109
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,427.73 246,997
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,939.94 508,608

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.01 857
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 147
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,307.58 372,658
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,000.85 570,242

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.53 1,305
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.21 622
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,236.86 638,218
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,339.27 3,271,064

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 2.51 434
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.49 85
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,126.36 194,860
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,272.44 393,132

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 3.26 573
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 84
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,416.01 249,217
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,006.59 353,159

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.05 620
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,370.33 278,177
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 42.76 8,680

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 2.40 505
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.71 150
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,251.50 262,815
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,598.07 755,593

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 3.09 893
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.75 217
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,358.99 392,747
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,809.30 1,100,887

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.43 991
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,461.24 422,298
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 186.98 54,037

Developed by the Supermarine company on the basis of the Spiteful fighter. Underwent trials in 1945–1949 but never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.27 536
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.38 63
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,319.53 216,403
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,510.27 247,683

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 3.55 270
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.36 27
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,720.29 130,742
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,572.24 195,490

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 2.85 685
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.32 76
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,355.61 325,347
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,368.70 328,488

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 3.48 784
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,003.90 450,878
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 274.24 61,704

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.09 293
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.36 51
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,154.68 161,655
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,979.70 277,158

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.91 497
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.75 129
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,570.62 268,575
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,247.47 726,317

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.48 977
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,126.05 597,419
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 445.87 125,290

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.45 988
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 220
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,250.47 643,635
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,908.35 1,117,788

A swept wing version of the F-84E featuring a new engine. First flew in June 1950. A total of 2,711 F-84Fs were built as a fighter version.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.57 408
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.90 143
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,590.47 252,884
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,303.20 684,208

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 2.84 777
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.14 313
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,963.32 537,950
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,478.18 1,501,020

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 3.27 455
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.44 61
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,168.52 301,424
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,284.59 317,558

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 3.03 1,297
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.75 321
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,925.83 824,256
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,067.61 1,740,939

Designed on the basis of the I-211 with changes made to the engines and weapon mix. Never entered service due to the decision to concentrate the development of fighters in the Mikoyan and Yakovlev design bureau.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.05 466
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.53 81
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,970.49 301,484
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,820.12 431,477

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.43 31
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 397.26 2,780
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 714.69 5,002

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.76 3,017
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.25 794
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 849.48 538,568
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,790.63 1,135,262

Developed on the basis of the Do 17 Z bomber as a heavy night fighter. Featured more powerful weapons and reduced bomb load.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.22 937
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.60 134
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 747.56 165,957
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 799.65 177,522

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.24 891
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 85
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 909.50 154,614
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 600.16 102,027

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 3.51 1,186
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 931.98 315,009
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 57.33 19,376

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.15 4,698
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.54 607
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,056.81 1,197,366
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 915.05 1,036,755

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 3.68 2,128
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.70 403
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 920.19 531,866
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,482.38 856,815

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.09 1,568
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.07 540
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 987.35 500,588
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,159.91 1,602,073

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 3.10 769
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,055.92 261,868
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 50.25 12,461

The Beaufighter V modification.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.14 534
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,126.16 191,447
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.24 3,951

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.40 904
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.61 163
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,245.64 331,341
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,438.90 382,747

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 3.43 1,306
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 165
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,170.34 445,898
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 907.60 345,794

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.94 517
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.42 74
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 976.28 171,825
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,199.09 211,039

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 3.18 1,925
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.24 147
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,124.81 681,637
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 705.99 427,830

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 3.17 456
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.32 46
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,076.24 154,979
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 621.70 89,524

Widely used in various roles, including as a long-range fighter, night fighter, and fighter-bomber. A total of 7,781 aircraft of various modifications were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.57 324
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 61
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,087.30 137,000
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,312.23 165,341

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 2.84 641
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.13 29
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,161.12 262,412
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 636.96 143,952

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.73 362
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.88 85
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,716.63 166,512
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,298.64 319,968

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.37 919
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,117.97 362,173
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.95 3,239

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 2.95 969
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.58 191
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,288.49 422,626
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,143.84 703,179

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 3.56 441
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.21 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,554.42 192,748
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 635.72 78,828

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 3.28 292
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.79 70
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,262.47 112,360
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,831.14 251,971

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.96 736
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.31 76
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,335.94 332,649
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 825.61 205,575

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 2.99 433
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.28 40
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,418.65 205,704
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 979.67 142,052

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.27 1,231
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.34 128
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,597.04 602,084
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,200.34 452,527

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 3.43 401
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.24 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,657.99 193,984
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,091.16 127,665

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 3.94 867
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,029.40 446,466
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 108.57 23,885

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 2.68 445
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.54 89
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,354.18 224,794
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,432.18 403,741

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 3.41 532
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,640.08 255,852
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 161.40 25,178

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.45 355
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 57
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,738.20 179,034
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,528.15 260,399

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 2.43 318
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.47 61
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,365.56 178,888
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,551.52 203,248

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 4.28 1,134
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.27 71
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,193.08 581,165
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,307.12 346,385

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 3.64 1,375
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,349.81 888,228
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.87 11,670

The U.S. Army Air Force's escort fighter, a further development of the P-82B.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.09 180
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.89 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,498.71 109,943
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,150.56 182,624

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 3.62 217
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.53 32
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,175.80 130,547
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,805.85 168,350

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 2.62 519
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 69
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,720.77 340,713
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,671.95 331,045

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 2.79 493
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.73 129
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,581.41 279,909
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,867.42 684,533

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.28 280
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,947.63 156,224
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.23 1,495

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.11 417
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,081.05 278,860
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 147.92 19,820

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 2.76 262
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.13 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,218.03 210,713
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,122.94 106,679

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 3.14 456
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.38 55
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,364.31 342,824
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,973.27 286,123

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 2.84 600
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.13 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,152.94 454,271
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 987.95 208,456

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 2.27 250
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.45 49
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,249.39 247,432
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,592.16 285,137

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 3.51 815
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 121
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,199.95 742,388
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,688.30 623,686

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 4.00 740
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,379.90 625,280
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 84.66 15,662

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.68 322
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.80 216
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 241.46 28,975
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,356.19 282,743

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 3.81 221
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.22 187
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 296.46 17,194
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,587.71 208,087

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 3.08 151
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.96 145
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 253.64 12,428
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,587.68 175,796

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 1.72 259
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.19 481
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 305.93 46,195
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,673.89 705,757

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 1.32 1,229
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.19 3,888
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 236.18 219,407
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,630.80 5,231,014

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 1.98 252
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.87 364
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 284.20 36,093
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,970.16 504,210