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SpiritFoxMY

Position: Personnel Officer

Days in clan: 956

[CWM] Clan Widow Makers

Position: Personnel Officer

Days in clan: 956

8,604
Battles Fought
80.57%
Victories/Battles
2,248
Average Experience per Battle
39,454
Most Damage per Battle,

Aircraft type efficiency

Fighters

Multirole Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Attack Aircraft

Bombers

Achievements 156/176

  • marcel
    104
  • Marseille Medal

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


    Award +1
  • maccambell
    293
  • 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
    310
  • Hero of the Sky Badge

    Awarded for earning the highest aircraft type grade in battle.


    Award +1
  • rocketeer
    298
  • 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
    321
  • Effective Fire

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

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

  • mastersofsky
    179
  • Lords of the Sky

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

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

  • flameofheaven
    204
  • 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 8,604
Victories 6,932 (80.57%)
Draws 24 (0%)
Defeats 1,648 (19%)
Average Experience per Battle 2,248
Maximum Experience per Battle 10,097

Battle Performance

Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.88
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.29
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,589.93
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,664.48

Preferences in aircraft types

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
8,666
Fighters 2,392 (28%)
Multirole Fighters 2,382 (27%)
Heavy Fighters 1,797 (21%)
Attack Aircraft 547 (6%)
Bombers 1,548 (18%)

Preferences in aircraft nations

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
8,666
U.S.S.R. Aircraft 1,376 (16%)
Germany Aircraft 4,044 (47%)
U.S.A. Aircraft 1,486 (17%)
Japan Aircraft 406 (5%)
U.K. Aircraft 1,051 (12%)
China Aircraft 187 (2%)
Europe Aircraft 116 (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

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.00 26
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 181.37 2,357
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.46 5

Developed in 1932–1933 for the U.S. Army. One prototype was built, but the aircraft never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.04 183
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 575.80 14,970
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 8.57 120
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 633.16 8,864
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 1.50 3
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 179.37 358
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.52 365
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 456.96 25,589
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.67 37

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 5.50 11
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 309.14 618
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.47 449
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 703.70 37,296
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.48 25

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 9.00 126
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 657.34 9,202
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15.55 217

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 2.35 47
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 273.10 5,461
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 64.75 1,294

Designed as a high-speed monoplane fighter for the Italian Air Force, the Ba.27M was not accepted into service and so was offered for export. Employed by the Chinese Air Force during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 10.33 62
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,273.82 7,642
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.80 208

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.07 137
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 710.74 19,189
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.00 296

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 9.33 56
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,830.76 10,984
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.27 7

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 3.22 29
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 372.70 3,354
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.41 84

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 2.09 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 309.95 3,409
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.01 242

First flew in February 1934. The experience gained during the Type 224 development was subsequently used to create the famous Spitfire.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.56 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 218.89 1,970
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 95.18 856

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 6.12 104
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 829.47 14,100
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.57 60

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.41 109
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 872.41 14,830
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.67 28

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 9.00 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 956.44 956
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 5.83 484
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 752.93 62,493
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 32.78 2,720

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 13.00 13
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,475.22 1,475
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.58 67
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 853.01 10,236
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.80 261

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 2.12 17
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 484.25 3,873
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 9.00 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,663.88 1,663
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.50 7
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 565.60 1,131
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.45 49
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 797.13 8,768
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 40.60 446

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.12 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 797.61 6,380
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.81 6

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.68 1,250
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 962.99 257,118
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 46.21 12,338

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.25 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 329.28 1,317
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.50 7
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 473.15 946
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.78 43
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 707.69 6,369
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 64.44 579

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 1.93 54
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 413.44 11,576
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 83.05 2,325

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.06 73
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 867.83 15,620
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 37.75 679

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.13 32
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 409.35 6,140
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 43.77 656

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 1.50 15
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 418.75 4,187
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.30 112

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 1.91 21
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 472.53 5,197
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.18 35
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 395.18 4,346
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.76 8

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.00 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 458.24 1,374
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 92.86 278

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.25 5
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 322.32 1,289
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 5.75 69
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,149.96 13,799
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.43 127
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 812.00 30,043
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.15 153

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.67 11
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 641.60 1,924
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.42 857
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,070.54 207,683
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 101.53 19,696

Designed in 1935–1936 to meet a British Air Ministry specification for a new single-seat fighter.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.50 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,157.29 6,943
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.49 157
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,060.27 37,109
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.45 680

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 6.00 342
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,470.70 83,829
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.53 144

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 6.00 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,719.32 1,719
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.57 32
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 786.70 5,506
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.27 29

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 4.68 131
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,126.27 31,535
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.43 487

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.38 71
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 871.08 18,292
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.53 11

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 2.33 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 727.82 4,366
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.11 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,139.36 21,647
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.19 83
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,116.17 17,858
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 247.11 3,953

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.90 49
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,115.69 11,156
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 66.58 665

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 4.21 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 951.10 13,315
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 61.49 860

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 2.45 49
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 540.06 10,801
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.21 1,900
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,316.15 480,393
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 39.52 14,426

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 5.66 317
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,539.43 86,208
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15.76 882

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 4.90 235
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,263.24 60,635
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 41.44 1,988

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 5.40 27
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,265.20 6,326
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 177.57 887

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 2.62 84
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 867.83 27,770
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 57.16 1,829

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 5.93 160
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,523.70 41,139
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 6.50 65
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,852.81 18,528
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.40 154
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,400.03 49,000
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.11 3

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 4.19 88
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,013.55 21,284
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 107.57 2,258

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.60 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,471.00 7,355
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 9.00 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,674.91 2,674
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.98 423
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,240.74 105,463
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.57 48

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.73 235
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,452.86 59,567
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.62 25

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 8.25 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,138.87 8,555
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.75 532
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,370.14 153,455
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.72 80

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.35 135
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,281.38 39,722
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 74.18 2,299

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.16 604
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,515.86 246,553
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.45 2,886

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.74 650
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,432.56 196,260
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 150.95 20,679

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 4.00 200
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,052.86 52,642
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 150.74 7,537

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 4.58 604
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,559.86 205,902
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 53.21 7,023

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 5.33 32
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,028.89 12,173
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.00 21
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 848.76 5,941
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.83 138
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 973.22 35,035
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.27 9

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 1.86 13
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 589.29 4,125
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.87 147
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,329.34 50,515
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 36.78 1,397

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.44 355
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,421.73 113,738
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.72 377

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.26 111
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,349.96 45,898
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 4.27 188
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,470.41 64,698
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 54.03 2,377

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.87 364
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,674.36 165,810
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 286.08 17,736

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.87 205
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,555.53 82,443
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 43.42 2,301

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 5.08 127
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,107.45 52,686
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 3.15 107
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,278.32 43,462
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27.33 929

Project for a high-speed well-armed fighter developed by the Tachikawa Aircraft Company in 1943–1945. By the end of World War II only prototypes were built that never took to the air.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.26 62
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,142.98 21,716
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

The fastest Mustang and one of the fastest piston fighters in the world. A total of 555 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.31 302
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,609.32 112,652
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.45 1,151

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.24 240
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,442.24 106,725
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 103.27 7,641

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 7.67 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,718.52 8,155
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.00 20
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,823.27 11,293
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 4.52 122
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,744.20 47,093
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 71.81 1,938

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.65 84
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,445.39 33,244
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.14 3

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 4.62 703
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,745.83 265,366
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.72 1,476

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.79 212
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,793.92 100,459
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 90.38 5,061

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 5.19 1,458
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,405.48 675,939
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.87 5,021

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 5.50 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,947.36 11,684
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 5.25 1,140
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,706.63 587,339
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 58.70 12,736

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.85 366
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,735.16 164,840
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 198.35 18,842

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.50 126
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,417.73 51,038
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 117.82 4,241

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 6.48 136
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,580.62 54,193
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.09 43

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 6.43 45
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,163.51 15,144
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.65 625
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,998.78 281,885
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 120.47 11,324

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 6.50 104
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,337.91 37,406
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.60 207
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,150.89 96,790
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 36.96 1,663

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 5.38 113
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,812.21 80,056
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 625.24 13,130

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 6.63 305
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,144.32 144,638
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 136.12 6,261

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 5.48 137
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,549.38 63,734
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.55 13

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 6.91 76
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,471.37 38,185
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 125.26 1,377

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 4.30 421
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,534.81 248,411
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 62.69 6,143

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 7.21 591
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,885.61 318,620
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 37.30 3,058

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 6.22 342
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,077.93 169,286
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.02 1,596

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 4.69 61
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,738.77 35,603
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.67 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,343.33 10,029
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.50 273
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,985.42 125,387
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.85 35

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.00 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,377.91 4,133
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 6.98 914
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,050.07 530,558
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.77 101

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.44 498
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 467.63 27,589
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.82 1,110

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 2.33 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 149.51 897
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 254.94 1,529

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.00 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 568.74 568
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 4.00 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 246.15 492
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.54 13

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 3.00 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 229.58 459
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 2.43 34
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.36 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 170.26 2,383
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 757.45 10,604

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 5.68 125
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.73 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 380.67 8,374
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 602.07 13,245

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 6.33 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 452.33 1,356
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 645.29 1,935

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 7.50 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 630.20 2,520
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 272.40 1,089

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 8.33 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 650.60 1,951
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.36 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 145.10 2,031
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 501.57 7,021

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 1.90 78
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.49 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 268.52 11,009
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 725.58 29,748

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.00 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.80 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 621.98 3,109
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 870.49 4,352

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 4.50 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 417.37 1,669
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,017.75 4,071

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 1.00 5
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 133.25 666
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 607.69 3,038

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.05 81
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 446.15 8,922
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 333.17 6,663

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.78 25
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 602.16 5,419
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,247.43 11,226

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 2.06 74
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.22 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 342.11 12,316
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 444.32 15,995

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 4.03 137
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.94 32
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 859.57 29,225
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,877.05 97,819

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 1.67 5
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 315.18 945
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,176.00 3,527

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 2.57 54
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 433.68 9,107
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 843.47 17,712

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 4.50 27
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 952.18 5,713
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,343.56 8,061

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 4.45 196
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.98 43
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 775.59 34,125
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,426.43 106,763

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.69 48
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.31 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 852.52 11,082
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 654.76 8,511

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 4.54 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,239.02 16,107
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,509.23 32,619

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 2.35 40
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 846.75 14,394
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 365.24 6,209

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 2.61 60
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 626.68 14,413
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 149.19 3,431

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 4.07 232
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.26 72
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,012.41 57,707
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,886.74 221,544

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 5.00 5
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,140.41 1,140
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,476.33 1,476

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 9.00 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,788.50 1,788
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.79 584
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.22 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,758.13 151,198
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 936.82 80,566

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 4.01 807
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.22 44
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,074.63 215,999
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 868.42 174,552

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.05 96
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.37 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,574.16 29,909
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,414.86 26,882

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 4.75 394
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.47 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,486.09 123,345
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,757.88 145,904

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 4.27 111
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,215.19 31,594
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 72.28 1,879

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 5.64 7,688
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 81
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,921.27 2,620,615
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 247.51 337,605

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 5.22 120
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.22 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,771.97 40,755
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,291.63 29,707

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.90 695
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 131
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,465.99 260,946
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,273.83 760,741

Designed as an armored low- and mid-altitude fighter capable of engaging enemy aircraft in a maneuvering combat. The project was discontinued due to the achievement of air superiority by the Soviet Air Force in 1944.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.50 5
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,254.00 2,508
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 271.56 543

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.22 87
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,131.87 30,560
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.13 3

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 4.45 445
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.53 53
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,490.91 149,090
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,435.32 243,531

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 4.08 212
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.44 23
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,872.69 97,380
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,974.20 102,658

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.57 125
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.40 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,297.60 45,416
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,258.64 79,052

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 3.14 91
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.41 41
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,223.76 35,488
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,956.56 259,740

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.80 1,428
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.31 116
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,735.20 652,437
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,146.29 807,004

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 5.13 118
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.30 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,756.58 40,401
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,948.03 67,804

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 4.53 145
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.28 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,770.16 56,645
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,165.38 37,292

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.78 52
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,763.88 15,874
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,269.30 47,423

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 4.00 84
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.71 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,476.00 30,996
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,856.96 101,996

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 4.36 144
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.27 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,896.10 62,571
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,320.85 43,587

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 4.11 448
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 54
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,742.17 189,896
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,673.97 291,462

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.86 107
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,717.00 59,774
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.35 689

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.97 238
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.57 34
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,982.34 118,940
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,887.90 173,274

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 2.00 68
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.82 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 828.66 28,174
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,925.32 201,460

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.59 643
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,523.51 272,707
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 56.92 10,188

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.21 45
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,466.73 20,534
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,495.18 34,932

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.79 72
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.63 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,166.28 41,159
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,190.40 60,617

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 4.25 51
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.33 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,623.67 19,483
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,486.10 101,833

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.12 153
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.29 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,954.91 95,790
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,026.57 50,301

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 4.47 1,881
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,372.68 998,896
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 81.20 34,184

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 3.94 134
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,925.86 65,479
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,771.63 162,235

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 5.16 573
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,740.64 304,210
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.13 2,567

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 4.09 1,431
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 117
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,043.06 1,065,069
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,428.00 849,800

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 5.50 44
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,062.40 24,499
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,255.73 66,045

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 3.09 253
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 41
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,765.10 144,738
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,599.18 295,133

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 8.50 34
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.25 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,820.18 23,280
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 682.19 2,728

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.65 963
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.89 235
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,509.91 662,617
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,930.78 1,829,727

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.76 237
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.24 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,512.88 158,311
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,504.80 94,802

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.73 52
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.91 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 654.66 7,201
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 995.43 10,949

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.39 200
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.47 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 556.40 32,827
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,133.86 66,897

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 3.86 274
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.86 61
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 621.93 44,156
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,729.89 122,822

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.13 236
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 831.97 38,270
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 930.39 42,797

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.91 108
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.23 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 964.11 21,210
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 556.44 12,241

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 5.34 486
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,278.82 116,372
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.82 256

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 3.39 61
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.44 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 720.18 12,963
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,406.69 25,320

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.13 194
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.87 54
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 917.08 56,858
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,909.09 180,363

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 6.68 127
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,099.03 39,881
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

The Beaufighter V modification.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.26 81
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,402.31 26,643
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.18 3

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 6.09 353
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.41 24
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,720.54 99,791
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,789.94 103,816

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 5.19 1,604
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,610.39 497,610
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 73.71 22,775

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 2.88 72
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 741.39 18,534
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,291.45 32,286

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 4.00 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 926.80 5,560
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,026.22 12,157

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 3.75 206
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.36 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,518.64 83,525
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,844.40 101,442

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 4.29 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,528.39 10,698
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 583.34 4,083

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 6.56 551
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,471.04 207,567
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 147.80 12,415

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.50 974
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,924.23 340,589
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27.11 4,798

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 3.50 7
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,843.70 3,687
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 234.50 468

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 5.33 2,015
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.28 104
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,991.38 752,743
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,069.33 404,207

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.89 74
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.26 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,473.09 27,988
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,162.69 41,091

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 5.64 920
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,326.44 379,209
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 413.10 67,334

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.43 175
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,752.80 89,392
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,315.87 67,109

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.40 7
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 718.51 3,592
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,157.41 20,787

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.66 161
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,075.87 91,338
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 953.43 41,950

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 6.37 1,038
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,210.49 523,310
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 48.80 7,954

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 4.31 125
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,165.73 62,806
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 204.30 5,924

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.74 748
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 153
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,686.55 337,310
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,680.47 936,093

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 3.00 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,394.11 8,364
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 855.89 5,135

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.80 288
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,071.09 184,265
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 45.52 2,731

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 5.38 280
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 24
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,701.06 140,455
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,732.97 142,114

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 5.32 1,159
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.68 148
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,762.94 602,320
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,988.85 1,087,568

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.83 555
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,725.39 313,419
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.91 2,519

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 3.35 882
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.50 394
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,774.60 466,720
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,942.29 2,614,823

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 3.14 135
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.44 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,948.78 83,797
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,063.69 174,738

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.82 390
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,062.80 205,207
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 52.85 3,540

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.22 264
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,054.17 168,441
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.41 1,673

A further modification of the Me 262 A. The prototype first flew in January 1945, with modification improvement continuing until the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.82 241
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,013.14 200,657
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 64.57 3,228

Project for a new two-seat night fighter. The development was discontinued during the design phase.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.86 311
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,829.82 181,108
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 114.33 7,317

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 5.87 270
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,390.59 155,966
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.70 170

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 5.88 200
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,213.18 177,248
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 32.70 1,111

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 6.61 912
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,673.05 782,880
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 939.51 129,651

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.17 506
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,200.32 426,426
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.28 1,499

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 4.00 88
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.77 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 245.18 5,393
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,065.12 45,432

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 4.50 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.00 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 242.57 485
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,393.02 4,786

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 4.00 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 371.94 371
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,083.70 2,083

First flew in May 1935. Successfully used for close air support during the Spanish Civil War and World War II. A total of about 260 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.76 124
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.24 41
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 408.92 13,494
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,815.42 59,908

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 0.80 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.60 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 154.11 770
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,493.25 7,466

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 2.32 209
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.01 181
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 319.02 28,711
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,635.47 327,192

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 0.59 13
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.27 50
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 123.03 2,706
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,145.60 91,203

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 3.67 11
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 326.49 979
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,097.41 3,292

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.50 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.45 49
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 301.61 6,032
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,823.90 116,477

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 1.45 71
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.00 147
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 357.46 17,515
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,195.45 303,576

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 1.41 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.59 44
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 279.88 4,757
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,647.59 79,009

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 0.88 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.38 62
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 178.52 4,641
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,065.43 157,701

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 0.53 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.65 90
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 258.43 8,786
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,980.65 305,342

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.50 3
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.00 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 505.59 1,011
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,822.08 11,644

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.57 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.42 97
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 201.88 8,075
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,028.79 241,151

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 1.43 20
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.00 42
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 374.22 5,239
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,296.21 130,146

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 1.33 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.50 45
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 435.09 7,831
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,344.38 132,198

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.27 3
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.82 31
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 121.57 1,337
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,700.13 128,701

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.70 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.90 244
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 417.21 35,045
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,668.28 812,135

A drastic modification of the IL-2 attack aircraft, it had much heavier armor to increase durability. Bomb capacity was also increased.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.68 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.97 101
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 344.81 11,723
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14,739.03 501,127

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.40 123
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.58 227
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 774.51 68,156
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,638.08 1,376,150

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.83 5
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.83 23
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 508.07 3,048
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16,456.59 98,739

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.59 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.41 172
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 411.61 16,052
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20,881.22 814,367

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.24 56
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.08 52
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,014.77 25,369
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,947.97 298,699

Designed simultaneously with the Me 265 as a new multirole attack aircraft for the Luftwaffe. Never entered mass production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.00 144
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.44 176
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 967.75 69,678
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,404.78 1,109,144

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.32 225
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.26 724
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,064.35 180,939
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24,096.36 4,096,381

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.97 36
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.19 155
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 819.84 30,334
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23,680.16 876,165

Preliminary design for a heavy multirole jet aircraft. Never went past the initial concept phase.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.17 225
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.90 940
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,285.54 246,824
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27,632.75 5,305,488

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.50 7
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.57 50
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 656.78 9,194
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18,248.96 255,485

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.33 1
Ground Targets Destroyed 10.00 30
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 53.75 161
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14,656.24 43,968

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.27 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.53 68
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 60.38 905
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,164.63 107,469

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.50 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 12.42 24
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,853.02 15,706

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.12 1
Ground Targets Destroyed 7.12 57
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 75.69 605
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12,294.88 98,359

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.16 7
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.28 184
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 51.94 2,233
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,642.19 414,614

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.07 3
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.50 189
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 48.85 2,051
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,676.42 448,409

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.10 13
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.73 615
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 94.92 12,339
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,657.04 1,515,415

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.25 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.83 164
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 275.11 6,602
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19,403.36 465,680

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.17 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.78 220
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 102.82 4,729
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16,543.38 760,995

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total