toshiaki_virgin

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toshiaki_virgin
16,541
Battles Fought
75.45%
Victories/Battles
2,341
Average Experience per Battle
48,476
Most Damage per Battle,

Aircraft type efficiency

Fighters

Multirole Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Attack Aircraft

Bombers

Achievements 191/214

  • marcel
    980
  • Marseille Medal

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


    Award +1
  • maccambell
    1420
  • 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
    2047
  • Hero of the Sky Badge

    Awarded for earning the highest aircraft type grade in battle.


    Award +1
  • rocketeer
    1174
  • 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
    413
  • 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.

  • skywolves
    1
  • Air Wolves

    Awarded to members of a Flight for destroying at least 10 aerial targets, earning at least 300 capture points for destroying enemy ground targets in a single battle, and winning the battle.

  • flameofheaven
    256
  • Flames in the Sky

    Awarded for destroying an aerial target aircraft by setting it on fire.

    Available once for each aircraft in the Hangar.

  • impactfromthesky
  • Successful Interception

    Awarded once for destroying an aircraft from an Attack Flight.

Overall Results

Battles Fought 16,541
Victories 12,480 (75.45%)
Draws 49 (0%)
Defeats 4,012 (24%)
Average Experience per Battle 2,341
Maximum Experience per Battle 11,898

Battle Performance

Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.67
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.93
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,431.80
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12,261.62

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Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
16,495
Fighters 4,999 (30%)
Multirole Fighters 4,607 (28%)
Heavy Fighters 1,281 (8%)
Attack Aircraft 2,462 (15%)
Bombers 3,146 (19%)

Preferences in aircraft nations

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
16,495
U.S.S.R. Aircraft 4,391 (27%)
Germany Aircraft 5,572 (34%)
U.S.A. Aircraft 2,452 (15%)
Japan Aircraft 873 (5%)
U.K. Aircraft 2,485 (15%)
China Aircraft 488 (3%)
Europe Aircraft 234 (1%)

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

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.09 89
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 735.66 8,092
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 70.46 775

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 14.80 74
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,170.12 5,850
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 16.40 82
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,171.20 5,855
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 21.25 85
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,477.96 5,911
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.97 7

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 9.79 137
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 878.85 12,303
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.15 2

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 12.67 76
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,043.11 6,258
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.28 1

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 18.25 73
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,214.72 4,858
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 8.67 78
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 828.26 7,454
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.29 2

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 19.75 79
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,260.96 5,043
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 11.43 80
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 897.20 6,280
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15.90 111

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 19.17 115
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,470.77 8,824
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.31 1

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 16.00 96
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,138.93 6,833
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 14.20 71
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,009.54 5,047
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.08 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 20.33 122
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,716.38 16,298
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.54 63

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 15.78 142
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,055.26 18,497
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.47 103

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 9.36 131
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,200.38 16,805
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.49 174

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.38 118
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 989.33 15,829
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.26 20

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 10.21 143
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,123.78 15,732
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.35 74

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 8.27 124
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,165.54 17,483
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27.13 406

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 9.62 154
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,347.45 21,559
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.56 377

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 15.89 143
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,024.01 18,216
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 6.64 146
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,059.06 23,299
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.77 82

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 13.00 143
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,996.68 21,963
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.14 1

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 8.37 159
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,193.02 22,667
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 56.18 1,067

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 11.08 144
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.15 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,558.43 20,259
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 145.18 1,887

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 11.42 137
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,496.81 17,961
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.12 1

The Hawker P.V.3 was developed as an enlarged version of the Hawker Fury fighter powered by a new engine with an enhanced armament of four machine guns. The single completed prototype was tested with several variants of the Goshawk engines in 1934–1935.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.50 153
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,061.24 19,102
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 58.43 1,051

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 7.33 858
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,385.14 162,060
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.15 17

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 7.55 491
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,445.12 93,932
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.14 9

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 9.56 172
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,772.01 31,896
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.31 41

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 10.00 180
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,185.72 39,342
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.40 25

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 10.87 163
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,965.21 29,478
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.14 2

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 8.20 164
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,463.79 29,275
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.82 236

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 7.19 194
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,189.97 32,129
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.46 687

Developed by the Nakajima Aircraft Company to replace the Ki-27 in the Japanese Air Force. First aircraft entered service in the fall of 1941. A total of about 6,000 Ki-43s of various versions were built and used on all fronts until the end of World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.89 171
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 850.48 29,766
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.03 35

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 5.43 163
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 988.45 29,653
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.26 217

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 8.52 5,706
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,675.12 1,122,329
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.63 8,461

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 8.88 151
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,742.94 29,629
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 6.80 313
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,248.77 57,443
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.07 3

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 6.30 359
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,164.09 66,352
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.18 10

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 8.00 168
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,320.67 27,734
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.92 187

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 6.11 165
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,179.72 31,852
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.82 22

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 8.12 268
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,368.40 45,157
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.86 127

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 9.71 1,360
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,888.57 264,399
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.29 2,000

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 8.12 211
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,994.70 51,862
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.90 751

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 8.86 195
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,308.85 50,794
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.28 666

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.58 182
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,936.48 46,475
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 9.91 218
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,148.72 47,271
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.34 51

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 7.00 175
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,833.45 45,836
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.05 76

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 9.65 222
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.13 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,323.28 53,435
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 118.90 2,734

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 6.32 215
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,479.01 50,286
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.91 370

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 6.30 170
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,789.52 48,316
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Several A6M3 were experimentally fitted with 30 mm Type 2 autocannon. However, the trials revealed that the recoil of the 30 mm autocannon was too strong. As a result, the intention to equip the mass-produced A6M with this autocannon was abandoned.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 10.79 151
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,665.80 37,321
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.10 15

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 10.81 292
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,395.75 64,685
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 5.41 957
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,213.75 214,834
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.61 284

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 5.11 179
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,199.77 41,992
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.31 276
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,476.44 76,774
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.03 1

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 15.58 187
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,066.85 48,802
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.45 125

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 10.56 190
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,569.59 46,252
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.17 3

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 10.10 202
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,052.78 41,055
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.26 285

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 10.70 214
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,197.17 43,943
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.94 18

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 9.45 208
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,208.71 48,591
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 56.20 1,236

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.23 204
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,294.10 50,469
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.94 894

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 14.67 220
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,296.64 49,449
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 88.37 1,325

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 10.35 176
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,366.06 40,223
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.42 7

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 7.13 849
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,065.04 245,739
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.14 16

A modification of the Spitfire V inspired by Iron Maiden.

Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.76 236
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,681.29 68,933
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.36 14

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 6.42 257
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,966.97 78,678
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.63 25

The Spitfire V modification

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.51 263
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,181.54 76,353
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 7.76 264
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,037.81 69,285
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.94 32

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 10.13 314
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,609.21 80,885
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.28 39

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 11.65 233
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,038.63 60,772
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.75 35

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 10.07 272
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,597.92 70,143
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.36 198

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.28 251
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,759.34 70,373
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.15 6

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 9.40 235
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,544.77 63,619
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.09 352

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 10.48 262
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,813.66 70,341
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.04 1

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.82 256
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,684.97 74,138
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.23 54

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.89 255
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,909.99 70,669
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.59 95

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 7.59 258
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,354.64 80,057
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 7.61 251
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,191.97 72,335
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.13 631

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 9.35 243
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,688.67 69,905
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.32 34

Developed for the Japanese Air Force as a promising fighter based on the results of military use of the Ki-43 and Ki-61. The Ki-84 was considered the best mass-produced Japanese fighter during World War II. Over 3,500 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.82 375
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,071.74 113,945
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.42 628

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 9.08 327
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,488.01 125,568
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.67 96

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.73 348
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,789.46 125,525
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.17 7

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 10.89 305
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,660.68 102,498
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.57 799

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 9.12 301
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,983.14 98,443
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 49.47 1,632

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 9.10 5,206
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,078.97 1,761,168
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.12 6,361

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 8.26 958
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,921.28 338,868
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.96 2,083

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.72 410
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,888.79 135,773
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.31 14

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 11.03 353
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,386.16 108,357
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 69.36 2,219

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 8.67 685
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,805.35 221,622
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 32.40 2,559

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 10.45 303
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,589.17 104,085
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 138.49 4,016

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 9.38 347
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,837.06 104,971
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.33 49

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 6.91 2,674
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,499.69 967,378
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.65 637

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 12.15 328
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,842.77 103,754
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.48 12

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 10.32 320
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,180.66 98,600
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 174.94 5,423

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 8.84 336
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,089.85 117,414
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 10.22 276
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,666.95 99,007
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.36 63

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 7.61 312
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,976.41 122,032
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.83 34

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.16 325
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,022.42 127,412
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.19 74

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 8.73 323
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,241.35 156,929
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 9.30 344
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,224.70 119,313
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.78 65

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 8.21 353
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,538.59 152,159
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 33.95 1,459

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 6.92 332
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,668.37 128,081
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.68 848

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 9.55 363
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,527.35 134,039
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.30 318
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,218.83 133,129
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.83 109

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 10.62 340
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,083.56 130,674
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 9.54 391
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,237.88 173,753
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.76 441

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 8.63 354
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,750.46 153,768
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.14 46

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 12.64 354
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,631.46 129,680
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.27 819

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 7.65 398
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,594.04 134,890
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 151.02 7,853

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 5.93 338
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,838.58 161,798
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.13 64

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 8.16 351
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,309.39 142,303
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.76 376

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 8.29 398
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,883.06 186,386
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 11.91 381
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,680.24 181,767
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.53 17

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 10.39 426
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,298.17 176,224
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 47.67 1,954

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 8.19 393
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,627.72 174,130
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 9.04 407
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,082.43 183,709
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.04 91

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 12.31 357
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,230.29 180,678
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.27 7

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 9.30 344
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,368.22 161,624
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 9.45 378
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,356.16 214,246
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

First Soviet jet-powered fighter that saw mass production. A total of 602 aircraft were built in 1946–1948.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.57 403
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,729.84 175,302
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.56 73

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 9.89 366
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,265.91 157,838
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.11 3

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.76 1,034
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,358.45 513,842
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 165.17 25,270

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 7.96 1,456
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,945.70 905,062
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.99 2,193

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 9.73 6,101
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,457.67 3,421,960
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.72 4,211

Development started in August 1944. The latest variant of this fighter was 80% complete in early 1945 when it was captured by American troops.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.52 852
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,959.84 495,984
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.20 2,119

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 11.36 2,557
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,947.09 1,338,095
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.40 1,440

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 8.79 932
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,474.03 474,247
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.19 3,306

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 9.80 1,411
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,151.46 741,809
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.35 2,786

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 10.29 1,430
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,081.04 706,264
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 71.04 9,875

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 11.30 1,854
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,775.56 947,192
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.32 1,364

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 23.00 69
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.33 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,324.33 3,972
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 880.00 2,640

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 20.00 60
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,154.77 3,464
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 180.55 541

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 15.75 63
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.25 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 958.34 3,833
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 941.75 3,767

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 19.33 58
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,166.02 3,498
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 441.62 1,324

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 13.00 65
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.80 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 736.75 3,683
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 672.96 3,364

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 9.09 100
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.27 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 662.73 7,290
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,108.21 12,190

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 10.60 106
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.70 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 634.59 6,345
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,586.66 15,866

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 6.20 155
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 503.99 12,599
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 329.66 8,241

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 18.00 90
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,185.26 5,926
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 979.59 4,897

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 15.29 107
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.71 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,047.04 7,329
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 663.71 4,646

Early 1930s high specification biplane fighter. Saw extensive action in conflicts beyond the borders of the U.S.S.R.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 14.71 103
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,066.78 7,467
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 88.85 621

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 13.12 105
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.62 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,123.85 8,990
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 854.21 6,833

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 6.96 160
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.78 18
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 880.09 20,242
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,039.36 23,905

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 8.63 164
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.37 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 914.47 17,374
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,675.44 31,833

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 9.93 139
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.93 27
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,336.03 18,704
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,548.32 35,676

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 20.71 145
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.00 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,651.21 18,558
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,623.45 18,364

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 14.62 117
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,910.45 15,283
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,082.79 8,662

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 24.20 121
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.60 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,871.14 14,355
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 656.44 3,282

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 9.64 212
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.77 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,770.10 38,942
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,637.68 58,028

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.00 196
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.50 42
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,553.77 43,505
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,074.09 86,074

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 4.91 550
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.71 191
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 913.75 102,340
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,030.37 339,401

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 8.71 6,506
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.23 172
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,601.05 1,195,986
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 323.63 241,749

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 5.84 374
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.22 78
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,081.03 69,185
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,916.09 122,629

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 8.17 539
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.92 127
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,460.15 96,369
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,078.08 203,153

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.88 288
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.12 55
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,023.81 50,166
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,742.28 85,371

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.94 222
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.25 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,280.37 40,971
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 476.10 15,235

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 7.20 1,878
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 24
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,776.17 463,581
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 293.43 76,586

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 7.62 381
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.12 56
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,568.58 78,429
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,322.97 116,148

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 11.14 234
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.19 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,520.08 52,921
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 172.38 3,619

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 8.46 237
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,133.51 59,738
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 665.52 18,634

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 5.05 207
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.02 42
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,220.37 50,035
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,505.96 143,744

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 7.27 218
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,682.83 50,484
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.15 424

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.30 196
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,239.33 45,855
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 228.97 8,472

In the summer of 1941, an attempt to install an M-82A engine on the Yak-7 was made. The aircraft went through a number of changes in the design and composition of its weapons, but could not achieve the specified flight characteristics for technical reasons. Only one development prototype was made.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.31 246
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.13 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,513.86 59,040
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 404.97 15,793

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 12.50 250
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.20 24
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,060.94 61,218
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,912.13 58,242

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 9.91 228
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.48 34
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,459.54 56,569
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,395.28 78,091

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 8.05 515
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.61 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,384.83 152,628
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,838.89 181,689

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 9.65 299
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,524.43 78,257
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 9.21 258
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.39 67
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,746.50 76,902
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,959.15 166,856

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 7.04 345
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.76 37
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,934.26 94,778
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,330.44 65,191

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 7.08 283
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.32 53
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,246.48 89,859
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,962.08 158,483

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 6.80 333
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.37 67
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,921.00 94,128
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,659.97 179,338

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 7.06 367
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.15 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,434.25 126,580
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 434.59 22,598

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.89 330
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.16 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,078.63 116,403
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,417.45 79,377

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 5.03 493
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.85 83
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,708.15 167,398
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,621.12 452,870

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 7.75 4,636
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.70 1,017
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,709.23 1,620,120
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,447.21 3,257,431

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 7.89 355
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.47 111
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,678.13 120,516
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,747.50 393,637

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.95 312
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.68 43
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,968.36 124,006
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,308.56 208,439

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 7.42 794
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.84 90
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,936.63 314,218
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,437.06 474,765

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 5.12 353
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.87 60
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,225.33 153,547
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,619.10 387,717

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.65 616
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.84 92
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,084.66 227,228
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,606.67 502,127

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 5.38 301
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.91 51
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,337.49 130,899
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,050.28 394,815

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.70 348
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,292.42 139,837
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.31 18

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 6.08 468
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.78 60
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,289.08 176,259
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,771.18 290,380

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.73 556
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.02 99
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,210.48 214,416
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,385.06 522,350

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 7.92 380
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.25 60
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,567.16 171,223
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,196.24 297,419

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.68 646
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.54 74
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,022.12 279,052
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,950.91 545,226

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 6.18 408
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,133.10 206,784
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26.30 1,735

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 6.24 955
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.58 89
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,091.37 472,979
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,362.07 514,397

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.61 392
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.79 67
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,098.82 178,399
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,918.25 503,051

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.75 650
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,171.20 358,345
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 56.35 6,367

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 8.18 9,988
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.69 837
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,960.71 6,057,028
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,630.13 3,211,390

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 6.24 2,039
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.98 976
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,622.58 1,184,584
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13,448.56 4,397,678

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 6.01 1,406
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.91 214
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,841.66 898,949
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,789.64 1,354,776

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 8.77 2,764
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.88 278
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,950.53 1,874,416
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,371.03 1,376,875

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 8.14 5,443
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.89 1,266
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,593.53 3,742,071
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,381.05 6,275,919

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 7.57 4,810
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 294
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,756.36 3,020,287
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,064.15 1,310,735

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 15.67 47
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,058.18 3,174
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 476.50 1,429

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.57 120
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.79 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,295.67 18,139
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,521.60 21,302

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 15.50 93
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,920.37 11,522
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 877.39 5,264

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.40 74
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,273.94 12,739
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,508.89 15,088

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 5.39 544
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,160.83 117,243
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.04 711

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 11.70 117
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.80 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,712.65 27,126
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,441.08 14,410

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 3.63 109
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.37 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 932.31 27,969
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 958.08 28,742

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 9.58 115
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.75 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,606.97 31,283
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,120.67 37,447

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 5.41 173
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,612.51 51,600
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.28 72

The Beaufighter V modification.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.12 114
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,511.44 40,183
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.43 6

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 8.77 114
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.54 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,103.59 27,346
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,531.64 32,911

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.78 156
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,534.91 41,442
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,422.36 65,403

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 10.75 129
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,170.47 38,045
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,973.65 23,683

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.88 147
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,658.12 41,453
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 636.90 15,922

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 7.94 135
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,300.77 39,113
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.01 153

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.78 129
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.93 25
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,550.93 41,875
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,146.86 84,965

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.05 134
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.47 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,799.07 53,182
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,732.61 32,919

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 8.00 136
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.53 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,781.90 47,292
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,122.06 70,075

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 9.76 166
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,314.45 73,345
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 40.67 691

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.36 134
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.88 22
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,033.83 50,845
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,086.01 102,150

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.44 264
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.32 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,958.08 80,281
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,464.94 101,062

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.88 254
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.63 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,843.79 95,877
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,634.35 136,986

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 11.93 167
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,802.21 53,230
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 215.31 3,014

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 5.22 313
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.22 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,069.82 124,189
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,709.50 162,570

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 9.26 176
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.26 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,801.12 72,221
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 838.59 15,933

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 9.72 1,254
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,501.71 580,720
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.17 4,408

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 8.78 158
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.56 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,575.01 64,350
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,760.67 139,691

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 5.52 149
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.85 23
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,965.73 80,074
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,875.98 131,651

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 6.40 858
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,775.61 371,931
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 113.03 15,145

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 7.15 808
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.73 82
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,297.33 372,598
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,029.55 342,339

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.88 172
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.68 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,516.48 87,912
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,388.14 84,703

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 12.00 192
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.56 41
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,818.60 77,097
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,689.44 155,031

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 8.04 185
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.43 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,129.23 94,972
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,261.11 167,005

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 7.04 176
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.24 31
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,340.23 83,505
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,221.36 230,533

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 6.23 187
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.80 24
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,210.91 96,327
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,910.81 117,324

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 13.13 197
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,894.90 103,423
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 41.25 618

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.80 284
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,473.90 170,221
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.76 282

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 11.33 238
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 7,070.07 148,471
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,278.45 110,847

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 9.52 809
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.25 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,465.24 549,545
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,686.74 143,373

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 9.16 687
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.15 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,217.74 391,330
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,634.64 122,597

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 8.20 2,885
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 195
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,006.38 2,114,244
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,148.55 1,108,289

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.52 528
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 22
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,296.82 390,402
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,045.42 188,816

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.93 2,189
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,846.69 1,889,685
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.22 4,752

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 5.27 58
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.36 48
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 396.70 4,363
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,596.50 50,561

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 2.00 48
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.42 106
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 127.60 3,062
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,170.89 100,101

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.56 89
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.20 80
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 346.12 8,652
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,362.35 84,058

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 2.68 99
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.73 64
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 213.15 7,886
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,590.12 95,834

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.09 68
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.09 112
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 454.49 9,998
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,656.00 146,431

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 2.32 44
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.05 115
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 322.70 6,131
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,691.07 127,130

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 2.43 163
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.42 296
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 340.41 22,807
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,336.14 424,521

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.21 45
Ground Targets Destroyed 7.14 100
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 401.99 5,627
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,947.08 139,259

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.50 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 15.17 91
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 135.61 813
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19,758.34 118,550

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.83 552
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.71 2,020
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 397.52 119,654
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,357.16 3,418,506

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.91 672
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.12 1,802
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 441.40 155,373
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,013.08 3,172,604

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.82 631
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.28 1,138
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 458.11 158,964
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,583.40 2,284,439

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.67 16
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.17 124
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 157.74 3,785
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,252.84 222,068

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.06 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.90 183
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 280.04 8,681
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13,893.34 430,693

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.17 425
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.21 825
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 717.15 140,561
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,011.67 1,962,286

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.41 38
Ground Targets Destroyed 7.07 191
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 431.73 11,656
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14,971.32 404,225

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.55 48
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.94 184
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 394.56 12,231
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12,792.83 396,577

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.47 44
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.50 165
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 392.39 11,771
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14,996.06 449,881

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.64 369
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.53 1,470
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 661.12 148,752
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21,641.16 4,869,260

Anti-tank modification of the Ju 88 bomber. Several dozen aircraft equipped with different armament variants were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter