CptClubber

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CptClubber

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Days in clan: 2017

[SF] Team Special Forces

Position: Private

Days in clan: 2017

16,117
Battles Fought
54.76%
Victories/Battles
1,670
Average Experience per Battle
27,228
Most Damage per Battle,

Aircraft type efficiency

Fighters

Multirole Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Attack Aircraft

Bombers

Achievements 140/176

  • marcel
    57
  • Marseille Medal

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


    Award +1
  • maccambell
    173
  • 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
    294
  • Hero of the Sky Badge

    Awarded for earning the highest aircraft type grade in battle.


    Award +1
  • rocketeer
    264
  • 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
    205
  • 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
    21
  • 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
    262
  • Flames in the Sky

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

    Available once for each aircraft in the Hangar.

  • impactfromthesky
  • Successful Interception

    Awarded once for destroying an aircraft from an Attack Flight.

Overall Results

Battles Fought 16,117
Victories 8,825 (54.76%)
Draws 58 (0%)
Defeats 7,234 (45%)
Average Experience per Battle 1,670
Maximum Experience per Battle 8,527

Battle Performance

Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.63
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.05
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,041.02
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,442.87

Preferences in aircraft types

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
16,152
Fighters 6,879 (43%)
Multirole Fighters 3,036 (19%)
Heavy Fighters 2,331 (14%)
Attack Aircraft 1,296 (8%)
Bombers 2,610 (16%)

Preferences in aircraft nations

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
16,152
U.S.S.R. Aircraft 4,076 (25%)
Germany Aircraft 3,428 (21%)
U.S.A. Aircraft 3,883 (24%)
Japan Aircraft 1,126 (7%)
U.K. Aircraft 2,959 (18%)
China Aircraft 224 (1%)
Europe Aircraft 456 (3%)

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Aircraft

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

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.09 90
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 361.11 7,944
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.93 20

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.75 95
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 448.22 8,964
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.46 509

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 10.57 74
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 771.45 5,400
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.70 18

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 7.89 292
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 753.66 27,885
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.01 37

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.44 191
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 399.81 17,191
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.85 380

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.38 96
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 673.03 8,749
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.06 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 9.56 86
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 777.17 6,994
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.82 99
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 431.63 7,337
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.04 153

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 3.27 72
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 321.64 7,076
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.95 130

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.77 105
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 450.46 9,910
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.94 306

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 6.62 86
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 636.05 8,268
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.15 14

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 4.45 89
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 363.69 7,273
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Land modification of the A5M naval fighter. Underwent trials in 1935–1936 but never entered service, as the Japanese Army favored the Ki-10.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.50 161
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 427.76 19,677
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.49 252

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.92 157
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 519.34 20,773
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.30 52

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 5.11 143
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 716.22 20,054
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15.90 445

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 4.65 158
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 566.44 19,258
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.00 543

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.12 174
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 661.88 22,503
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.82 265

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 3.88 159
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 523.50 21,463
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.03 1

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 5.68 176
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 818.49 25,373
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.52 264

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.08 159
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 527.73 20,581
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 25.57 997

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 4.78 449
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 664.55 62,467
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.83 1,018

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 3.47 132
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 490.12 18,624
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.34 203

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 3.98 167
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 563.96 23,686
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 46.43 1,950

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.77 124
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 569.53 14,807
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.43 11

A modification of the serial B-534 fighter with more powerful weapons. Due to the lack of 20 mm autocannons, only a small part of the Bk-534 was equipped with them regularly.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.08 249
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 783.46 38,389
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.41 265

Modification of the serial I-15 with ramjet engines for better climbing performance. Tested in 1939–1940.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.81 143
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 910.53 19,121
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.63 13

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.77 306
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 757.76 40,161
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.34 18

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.82 159
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,053.05 34,750
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.22 7

One of the mass-produced P-36As was experimentally redesigned into a version with heavy cannon armament. Following a cycle of tests, it was decided to revert to the initial version with machine gun armament.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.34 277
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 641.04 53,206
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 43.01 3,569

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 2.76 171
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 605.79 37,558
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.17 10

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 4.06 2,172
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 771.74 412,878
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.90 2,620

One of the most successful fighters of the prewar period. Served in the air forces of the United States, Great Britain, France, the Netherlands, Norway, and China.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.37 374
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 735.67 81,659
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.47 51

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 3.11 942
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 593.70 179,890
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.31 2,519

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 3.43 449
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 670.89 87,886
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.35 45

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.09 396
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 561.13 71,825
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.42 4,405

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 2.80 157
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 512.80 28,716
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.98 334

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.51 1,054
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 661.45 198,435
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.88 262

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.94 276
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 825.70 57,798
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.61 42

Went through trials in 1938 as a new fighter for the Royal Air Force, but was considered inferior to the Hawker Hurricane and Supermarine Spitfire.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.17 909
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 797.59 173,873
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.10 2,855

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.25 169
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 591.36 30,750
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.96 465

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.18 196
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 478.54 43,068
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.11 9

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 1.69 177
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 351.65 36,923
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.22 23

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 3.42 561
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 658.56 108,004
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.29 867

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 4.84 179
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 811.01 30,007
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.36 716

Prototype carrier-based variant of the P-39 Airacobra, which first flew in May 1940. Tested as a new fighter for the U.S. Navy, but was considered inferior to the F4U Corsair.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.07 233
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 768.20 58,383
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.02 1

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.91 172
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 963.80 42,407
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.00 43

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 2.89 205
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 651.58 46,262
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.53 463

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.62 967
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 869.09 232,048
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 32.37 8,642

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 3.44 186
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 702.08 37,912
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.92 319

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.00 652
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 976.48 159,166
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.67 434

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.66 172
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 853.31 40,105
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.50 587

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 2.68 209
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 723.33 56,419
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.18 560

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.36 178
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 804.86 42,657
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 86.09 4,562

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.30 178
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 818.10 44,177
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.15 8

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.68 221
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 896.00 53,759
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.34 20

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.32 216
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 904.35 58,782
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.04 2

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.00 186
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 718.88 44,570
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.04 2

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 3.90 1,283
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,010.88 332,578
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15.74 5,178

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.89 324
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 699.36 78,328
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.69 861

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 2.75 256
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 598.24 55,636
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.39 36

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 3.43 230
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 753.31 50,471
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.16 211

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 2.20 227
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 544.45 56,078
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.89 915

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.36 370
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 724.21 79,663
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.70 847

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 3.50 494
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 821.39 115,816
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27.04 3,811

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.03 361
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 893.16 106,285
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.28 2,055

A modification of the Spitfire V inspired by Iron Maiden.

Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.33 1
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 449.58 1,348
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.48 324
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,066.39 99,173
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.98 649

The Spitfire V modification

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.80 300
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,131.42 89,382
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.84 461

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 3.00 641
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 850.86 182,083
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.80 7,447

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 2.86 389
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 775.79 105,507
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.20 2,746

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 3.10 251
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 880.84 71,347
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.51 1,094

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.58 387
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 968.94 104,645
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 44.43 4,798

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 4.26 230
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,302.46 70,332
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.88 641

Designed as a promising interceptor fighter with a canard configuration. The first prototype took to the air in July 1943. The tests dragged on until December 1944 when the project was recognized as having no prospects.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.74 755
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,093.28 220,841
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.57 1,124

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 2.42 491
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 754.82 153,229
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.96 3,646

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.47 423
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 909.69 110,982
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.61 561

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.66 245
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,135.70 76,091
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.87 661

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.39 258
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 956.16 72,668
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.69 128

During trials of captured Spitfires in Germany, one aircraft was equipped with a German DB 605 engine. It was later destroyed in an Allied air raid.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.48 1,002
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 966.33 278,303
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.35 2,692

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 3.28 371
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 950.47 107,403
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.50 1,525

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 2.85 447
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 920.60 144,534
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.98 3,294

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.31 629
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,195.98 227,236
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 44.49 8,453

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.21 324
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,745.36 134,392
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 42.77 3,293

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.85 601
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,999.32 247,916
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 58.71 7,279

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.57 353
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,278.69 126,589
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.20 2,098

A further development of the famous La-5 featuring enhanced aerodynamics. A total of 5,753 aircraft were produced from 1944 through 1945.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.44 409
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,152.24 137,116
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24.61 2,928

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 4.09 327
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,497.07 119,765
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.87 1,829

Fighter powered by a liquid fuel rocket and ramjet engines whose design was first proposed in 1940. The aircraft was developed in 1942–1944. A glider prototype was built. The project was discontinued in 1944, because the engines were not ready for production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.28 315
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 973.09 134,286
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.83 1,632

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 3.91 301
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,268.68 97,688
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.76 58

Developed on the basis of the mass-produced La-9 to explore the capabilities of ramjet engines. Several prototypes were produced and tested.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.30 339
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,495.27 95,697
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.99 63

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 3.12 550
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,049.17 184,653
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.22 38

Developed in 1942–1945 for the Imperial Japanese Navy as a successor to the A6M. Only 8 prototypes were produced and tested by the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.26 525
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,118.15 180,021
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.96 4,822

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 2.65 90
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,055.23 35,877
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 59.46 2,021

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.42 296
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,420.22 95,154
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 51.72 3,465

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 2.84 838
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,071.03 315,953
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.63 2,544

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 5.12 302
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,998.30 117,899
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 40.52 2,390

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.32 478
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,010.29 145,482
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.40 201

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 2.82 428
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 914.25 138,965
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.66 100

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 2.75 482
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 922.73 161,477
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.56 97

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 3.56 441
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,433.49 177,752
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.94 736

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 2.76 458
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,148.44 190,641
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.20 2,856

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 4.25 51
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,764.97 21,179
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.06 967
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,593.92 379,351
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.38 5,565

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 3.55 696
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,401.98 274,788
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.55 2,655

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.42 824
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,438.72 346,730
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.46 6,858

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.76 394
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,255.88 179,591
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.66 94

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 3.77 309
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,590.95 130,458
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 64.80 5,313

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 3.33 140
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,671.36 70,197
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 222.09 9,327

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 3.37 3,552
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,508.46 1,589,921
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.11 9,598

The first mass-produced modification of the DH.100 Vampire featuring the Goblin I engine. Entered service in April 1945. A total of 40 aircraft of the early F.1 series were built, but they did not see combat due to the end of World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.79 2,031
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,603.81 859,641
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27.75 14,872

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.29 148
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,626.79 73,205
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 47.78 2,150

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.83 544
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,917.35 368,131
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27.65 5,308

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.02 706
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,178.80 275,839
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 37.28 8,722

Developed on the basis of the Fw 190. Entered service with the Luftwaffe at the end of 1944, but only a few Ta 152s saw combat.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.25 367
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,898.19 214,495
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 66.25 7,486

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 3.36 453
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,795.41 242,380
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.90 3,090

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 3.12 1,076
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,526.89 526,777
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.77 1,646

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 4.06 402
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,790.09 177,219
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18.73 1,853

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.76 455
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,019.87 244,404
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.30 3,544

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 3.60 573
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,908.96 303,524
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.62 257

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.64 520
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,732.79 247,788
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 38.20 5,462

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.64 459
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,646.56 207,467
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.96 3,019

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 2.87 416
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,622.88 235,317
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.71 1,117

First operational U.S. Navy carrier-based jet fighter. Later became the basis for the famous F-86.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.35 590
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,577.98 277,725
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.32 1,463

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.18 353
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,930.75 214,313
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 57.94 6,431

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.43 418
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,193.06 267,553
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.51 916

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.34 486
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,439.27 273,198
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24.65 2,760

One of the most famous postwar jet fighters. Used by U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.75 504
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,824.24 299,369
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.16 123

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.03 94
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,377.05 73,688
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 58.42 1,811

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.03 103
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,774.34 60,327
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 56.33 1,915

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.57 462
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,311.21 233,432
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.62 2,183

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.35 513
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,099.63 247,755
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.18 375

Further modification of the MiG-15 featuring a new engine. Used during the Korean War. A total of 8,354 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.01 437
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,897.11 275,081
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.58 954

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.25 125
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 337.50 6,750
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 140.35 2,807

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 10.58 201
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.32 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 578.63 10,993
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 711.52 13,518

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 9.50 114
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 584.74 7,016
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 248.73 2,984

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 8.25 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.38 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 560.93 4,487
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 516.74 4,133

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 13.14 92
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 784.14 5,488
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 412.83 2,889

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.91 108
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.45 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 379.63 8,351
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 680.02 14,960

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 4.10 123
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.40 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 391.59 11,747
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 701.80 21,054

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 3.38 132
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.79 31
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 256.53 10,004
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,010.52 39,410

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.00 126
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 562.66 11,815
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.32 90

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.40 126
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 663.57 9,953
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 503.24 7,548

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 9.08 118
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 713.15 9,270
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 146.68 1,906

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 5.25 147
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.21 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 446.03 12,488
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 380.40 10,651

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 3.98 167
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 18
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 575.20 24,158
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 863.66 36,273

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.80 151
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.22 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 397.25 21,451
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,350.39 72,921

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.70 141
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.37 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 697.27 20,918
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 806.47 24,194

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 3.27 134
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.41 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 527.66 21,634
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,200.63 49,225

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 3.64 215
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 492.53 29,059
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 884.15 52,165

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 3.37 246
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.16 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 672.98 49,127
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,030.09 75,196

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 2.70 243
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.58 52
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 499.38 44,943
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,087.98 187,918

Last mass-produced modification of the Polikarpov I-16. First flew in 1940. The main difference from its predecessors was it had no guns in the wings, but carried a synchronized large-caliber machine gun.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.09 184
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.49 43
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 443.66 39,042
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,844.76 162,338

The last developed version of the I-207 fighter. The aircraft was supposed to have the properties of both high-speed monoplanes and maneuverable biplanes. The prototype was built by the spring of 1941, but the project was discontinued.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.43 182
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.62 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 643.43 34,101
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,542.90 81,773

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 4.01 273
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.13 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 837.53 56,952
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,185.61 80,621

The last German biplane fighter. Designed for naval operations for the never-completed aircraft carrier Graf Zeppelin.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.55 323
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 47
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 687.25 62,539
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,730.02 157,431

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 3.08 437
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 74
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 562.59 79,887
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,579.48 224,285

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.10 191
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.23 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 402.55 36,632
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,077.01 98,007

Developed in 1941 as a specialized anti-tank aircraft on the basis of the Hawker Hurricane fighter.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.91 189
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 814.01 52,910
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 795.06 51,679

The Hurricane Mk II entered service in 1940. Compared to the early fighter variants, it was equipped with a more powerful engine, and its armament was gradually enhanced. This modification remained in production until 1944 and was also built in Canada.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.74 333
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 995.05 88,559
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,188.69 105,793

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 2.72 286
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 652.47 68,508
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,369.37 143,783

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.24 301
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 814.85 75,781
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,606.72 149,424

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 1.84 223
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.75 91
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 473.64 57,310
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,528.92 426,999

Modification of the LaGG-3 fighter. Used extensively for destroying aerial and ground targets, including armored targets.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.19 223
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 797.84 55,848
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 193.58 13,550

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 3.86 293
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,063.88 80,854
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 854.49 64,941

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 2.89 220
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.13 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 673.52 51,187
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 927.46 70,486

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.43 190
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.29 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,665.47 58,291
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 849.08 29,717

Developed in 1939 as an alternative to the Bf 109 that served in the Luftwaffe. The Fw 190 entered mass production in 1941.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.40 266
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.37 41
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 601.16 66,729
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,510.97 278,718

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.75 300
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.31 25
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,077.35 86,187
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,187.71 175,016

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.88 328
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.21 24
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 836.76 95,390
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,251.40 256,659

Developed in 1942 on the basis of the Yak-7. The most widely produced Soviet fighter. A total of 16,769 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.09 331
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,013.26 108,418
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 176.88 18,926

A further modification of the Fw 190 featuring heavier armament and a more powerful engine. Entered service in the spring of 1943. Used extensively as a multirole fighter.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.29 314
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 59
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 727.45 99,661
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,614.14 495,136

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.80 297
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 910.48 96,511
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,133.19 226,118

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 2.54 239
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 70
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 965.39 90,747
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,410.65 508,601

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 4.02 265
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.41 27
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,138.25 75,124
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,721.81 179,639

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 2.83 294
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,106.19 115,043
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 495.55 51,537

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 2.54 338
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.23 30
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 916.94 121,953
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,738.91 364,275

Developed simultaneously with the Hawker Tornado as a high-speed interceptor. However, it proved most effective as a multirole fighter. Remained the main support aircraft in the Royal Air Force until the end of combat in Europe.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.75 336
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.30 36
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 929.95 113,453
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,027.66 491,373

Version of the most widely-manufactured modification of the Fw 190 featuring more powerful wing-mounted weapons. Saw mass production.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.59 321
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.65 80
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,034.15 128,234
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,727.91 586,260

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 3.47 337
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.41 40
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,412.04 136,967
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,136.55 304,245

Developed by the Republic Aviation Corporation in 1944 to keep the P-47 competitive with the P-51 Mustang fighter, which was introduced into service with the U.S. Army Air Force. A total of 1,816 P-47Ns were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.04 325
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.78 124
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 815.72 129,698
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,240.17 992,186

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 2.29 341
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.42 62
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 872.90 130,062
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,727.20 555,352

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.74 417
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 70
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,136.46 172,742
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,443.00 827,336

Interceptor designed to counter U.S. bombing raids on the Japanese islands. Only two prototypes were finished before the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.00 504
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.36 61
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,358.03 228,148
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,562.93 598,572

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.69 314
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.53 45
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,635.57 139,023
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,732.73 317,281

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.71 337
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 145
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 795.16 156,645
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,762.91 1,332,293

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.50 265
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.41 43
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,187.94 125,921
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,552.53 376,568

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.93 2,127
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,212.11 879,988
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 984.63 714,844

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.39 183
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,917.95 103,569
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 298.76 16,133

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.91 323
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.47 52
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,472.30 163,424
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,339.51 481,685

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 2.09 412
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.62 123
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 854.80 168,395
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,980.62 1,375,181

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 3.39 387
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,448.27 165,103
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 147.75 16,844

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.56 414
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 75
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,341.79 217,370
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,395.88 550,132

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.23 417
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.27 51
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,252.66 234,246
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,057.15 571,686

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 1.40 170
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.25 30
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,128.23 136,515
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,459.17 418,558

The BV P.212 was designed as part of the Luftwaffe's Emergency Fighter Program. Several concepts were developed. The BV P.212.03 version was selected as final. The first prototype was to make its first flight in the summer of 1945.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.21 366
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,695.22 193,254
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 617.99 70,450

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.04 367
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.93 168
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,063.61 191,448
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,854.21 1,593,757

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.73 600
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,057.41 331,243
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 102.31 16,471

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.13 188
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,957.07 117,424
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,821.82 229,309

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.99 506
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.87 147
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,717.99 290,339
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,261.20 1,396,143

Carrier-based U.S. Navy fighter of the postwar period. Notable design features include no horizontal stabilizer, two engines, and twin rudders.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.86 106
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.68 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,306.91 74,493
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,652.65 322,201

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 2.18 37
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.47 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,253.63 21,311
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,259.98 72,419

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.79 472
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.87 147
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,790.99 302,677
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,129.60 1,373,901

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 2.40 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,456.16 24,561
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,237.71 72,377

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 2.95 65
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.36 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 277.37 6,102
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 543.36 11,953

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.02 311
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.90 56
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,000.32 62,020
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,821.15 112,911

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 5.05 96
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.63 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 901.16 17,122
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 978.62 18,593

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.88 552
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 40
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 839.73 94,889
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 791.25 89,411

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.50 826
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 989.58 233,540
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 53.42 12,606

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 2.94 321
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.42 46
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 835.53 91,072
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,111.60 121,164

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 4.08 836
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 71
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,119.47 229,491
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,145.20 234,765

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.93 625
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.44 94
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,002.69 213,573
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,158.24 459,704

A project for a heavy fighter carrying powerful offensive and defensive armament. First flew in March 1939. The development was discontinued due to the occupation of France in 1940.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.58 304
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,217.39 103,478
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.92 503

The Beaufighter V modification.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.56 192
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,336.77 72,185
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.38 1,586

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.26 114
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,328.98 46,514
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,539.78 53,892

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 2.15 159
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.23 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 863.99 63,935
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,032.45 76,401

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 3.13 122
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,246.72 48,622
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,003.72 39,144

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 2.24 433
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 39
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 873.60 168,604
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,037.23 200,186

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.94 212
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.19 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,126.95 81,140
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 935.12 67,328

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.09 240
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.30 34
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,268.02 145,822
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,157.86 248,153

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.57 131
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,386.30 70,701
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 596.93 30,443

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 4.13 219
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.58 31
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,121.03 112,414
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,201.39 169,673

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 5.61 768
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,331.37 319,397
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 44.35 6,076

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.37 396
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.31 51
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,160.72 193,839
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,906.97 318,463

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.16 430
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.24 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,604.37 218,194
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,276.53 173,608

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.53 134
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.45 24
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,322.83 70,110
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,343.02 124,179

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 3.56 701
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 22
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,787.36 352,109
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 765.50 150,804

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.66 261
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,913.90 187,562
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,301.92 127,588

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.98 155
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.27 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,839.37 95,647
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,903.51 98,982

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.00 312
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,304.39 203,485
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 825.72 128,812

A heavy fighter based on modification 63 of the Tupolev Tu-2 bomber. Underwent trials during 1947. However, due to problems with the engines and the advent of the jet era, the project was discontinued.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.76 891
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,431.17 576,186
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 36.26 8,593

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 2.73 317
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.57 66
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,804.67 209,341
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,131.16 479,214

Designed as a heavy carrier-based fighter for the U.S. Pacific Fleet. First flew in November 1943. A total of 364 aircraft were produced.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.52 371
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.22 32
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,536.29 225,835
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,868.07 274,606

Development was started before the occupation of France. The prototype first flew in the summer of 1945. A total of 200 aircraft were ordered. However, due to the development of jet aircraft and decreasing interest in the project, only 2 prototypes and a series of 4 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.70 162
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,530.47 91,828
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 229.41 13,764

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 3.34 194
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,860.06 107,883
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,553.32 90,092

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.43 369
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.14 22
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,825.36 277,455
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,606.18 244,138

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.40 1,544
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,734.58 1,241,499
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.72 14,402

A twin-fuselage fighter on the basis of the P-51 Mustang, designed to reduce the problem of pilot fatigue on long-range missions.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.52 837
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.42 100
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,527.06 601,439
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,993.74 950,510

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.17 222
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,333.24 163,327
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 151.74 10,621

Developed as a high-speed heavy fighter-bomber. The prototype first took to the air on October 26, 1943. A series of about 12 Do 335 A-1s were built by the end of World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.59 202
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.36 28
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,248.97 175,419
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,949.81 230,085

Project for a fighter-bomber created by Westland in 1945. Development was discontinued during the preliminary design phase.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.75 267
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 65
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,349.93 227,943
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,551.77 538,521

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.63 392
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,294.57 341,890
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 51.44 7,664

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.51 269
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,136.67 228,623
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,423.19 152,281

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 4.16 312
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.45 34
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,453.55 259,016
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,055.90 379,192

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 3.50 367
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,044.32 319,653
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 565.28 59,354

Blueprint of a further development of the Me 262 aircraft aimed at reaching a higher top speed.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.37 266
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.15 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,384.14 267,347
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,247.88 177,582

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 4.88 376
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,441.30 341,980
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 254.70 19,611

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 6.54 366
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,038.35 338,147
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 316.63 17,731

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.07 58
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.21 34
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 166.12 4,651
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,159.80 60,474

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 0.89 16
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.50 45
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 70.31 1,265
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,203.54 57,663

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 1.17 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.08 37
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 148.64 1,783
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,727.01 56,724

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.86 40
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.36 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 274.15 3,838
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,079.65 57,115

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.58 62
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.17 76
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 392.99 9,431
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,954.11 142,898

In 1936, the Soviet Union purchased from the U.S. a production license for the Vultee V-11 attack bomber. Redesigned as the BSh-1, it underwent trials in 1937–1939.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.00 39
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.26 127
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 214.17 8,352
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,159.32 240,213

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 2.00 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.52 83
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 318.72 10,517
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,746.59 156,637

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 1.06 74
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.87 131
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 167.69 11,738
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,571.05 249,973

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.29 45
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.86 65
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 171.13 5,989
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,609.88 161,345

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.47 26
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.80 99
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 151.94 8,356
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,331.34 348,223

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 0.72 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.54 142
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 190.22 17,500
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,100.52 469,248

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 0.38 51
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.90 253
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 102.64 13,651
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,543.47 604,281

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 0.76 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.23 96
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 188.25 14,683
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,745.68 370,162

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 0.25 32
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.99 259
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 89.93 11,690
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,710.13 1,002,316

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.62 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.77 188
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 209.33 22,188
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,220.71 765,395

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 37
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.03 132
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 238.20 15,483
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,922.58 449,967

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 0.86 37
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.95 127
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 298.97 12,855
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,336.73 444,479

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 0.43 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.57 350
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 232.99 31,687
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,740.78 1,460,746

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 0.40 31
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.16 166
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 229.46 17,668
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,213.82 786,463

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 0.73 77
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.99 314
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 373.01 39,166
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15,391.70 1,616,128

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 0.69 81
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.13 249
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 395.34 46,255
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14,907.54 1,744,181