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Position: Combat Officer

Days in clan: 316

[A_C_E] International ACES Alliance

Position: Combat Officer

Days in clan: 316

31,286
Battles Fought
79.96%
Victories/Battles
2,397
Average Experience per Battle
50,046
Most Damage per Battle,

Aircraft type efficiency

Fighters

Multirole Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Attack Aircraft

Bombers

Achievements 173/193

  • marcel
    2117
  • Marseille Medal

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


    Award +1
  • maccambell
    2838
  • 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
    4847
  • Hero of the Sky Badge

    Awarded for earning the highest aircraft type grade in battle.


    Award +1
  • rocketeer
    361
  • 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
    349
  • 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
    251
  • 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
    238
  • 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 31,286
Victories 25,015 (79.96%)
Draws 82 (0%)
Defeats 6,189 (20%)
Average Experience per Battle 2,397
Maximum Experience per Battle 12,425

Battle Performance

Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.47
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.61
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,307.09
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,136.34

Preferences in aircraft types

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
31,766
Fighters 13,161 (41%)
Multirole Fighters 3,749 (12%)
Heavy Fighters 8,549 (27%)
Attack Aircraft 3,701 (12%)
Bombers 2,606 (8%)

Preferences in aircraft nations

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
31,766
U.S.S.R. Aircraft 3,634 (11%)
Germany Aircraft 9,556 (30%)
U.S.A. Aircraft 8,106 (26%)
Japan Aircraft 4,193 (13%)
U.K. Aircraft 5,804 (18%)
China Aircraft 72 (0%)
Europe Aircraft 401 (1%)

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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 8.67 26
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 689.58 2,068
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 9.17 55
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 781.63 4,689
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.26 1

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.96 143
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 534.35 12,824
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 42.30 1,015

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 13.22 119
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,491.26 13,421
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.05 198

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 9.00 27
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 890.38 2,671
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.50 9
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 586.22 1,172
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.85 1

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 2.33 7
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 275.40 826
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 10.74 494
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,144.32 52,638
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34.47 1,585

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 8.00 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,025.67 1,025
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.76 115
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 550.01 9,350
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.05 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.60 190
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 981.95 24,548
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 32.58 814

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 6.12 251
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 946.07 38,788
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 45.81 1,878

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 6.41 141
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 873.35 19,213
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.62 13

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.44 201
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 979.52 26,447
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 232.95 6,289

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 7.81 242
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,327.29 41,145
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24.96 773

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 11.50 23
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,766.84 3,533
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 192.50 384

Early version of the F2A Buffalo. A total of 11 aircraft of this modification were built for the U.S. Navy.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.00 36
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,010.44 6,062
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 7.50 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,377.23 5,508
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.33 33

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.18 88
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 617.62 10,499
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 37.29 633

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 12.33 530
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,768.85 76,060
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.35 1,004

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 6.40 128
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 929.56 18,591
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.37 7

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.00 32
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,277.57 5,110
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.30 9

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 5.82 634
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,222.49 133,251
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 72.12 7,861

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.42 1,017
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,400.38 191,851
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.88 4,367

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 7.09 3,843
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,351.54 732,534
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 121.39 65,795

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 6.10 3,111
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,220.14 622,272
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 48.52 24,743

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 7.48 9,365
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 30
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,497.38 1,874,717
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 52.78 66,076

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.67 11
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 686.20 2,058
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 6.37 4,549
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 27
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,149.14 820,488
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 104.92 74,913

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 5.64 886
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,052.35 165,218
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 39.97 6,275

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.67 261
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,042.08 47,935
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 99.52 4,578

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 7.28 655
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.13 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,458.95 131,305
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 157.67 14,190

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 6.40 3,808
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,219.27 725,465
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 65.64 39,058

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 7.16 9,177
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 50
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,367.05 1,751,187
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 75.66 96,918

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.34 184
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,335.04 38,716
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 53.31 1,546

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 4.12 33
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 979.57 7,836
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.55 84

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 7.60 403
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,383.48 73,324
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 120.59 6,391

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 5.49 203
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 911.83 33,737
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 42.36 1,567

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.86 3,215
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,608.26 754,271
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 98.77 46,324

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 5.53 271
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,129.57 55,349
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 63.72 3,122

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 7.67 46
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,858.38 11,150
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 74.74 448

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.26 98
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 940.65 21,634
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 215.52 4,956

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 12.00 12
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,976.33 2,976
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 38.79 38

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 8.28 3,899
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,195.03 1,033,858
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 58.36 27,488

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 5.73 86
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,319.93 19,798
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 206.95 3,104

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 5.77 271
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,445.17 67,922
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 41.97 1,972

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 7.33 44
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,622.33 9,733
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 119.13 714

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 5.00 120
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 919.96 22,078
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 75.85 1,820

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.33 112
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,366.83 28,703
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.50 10

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.23 29
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 606.97 7,890
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.61 247
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,382.87 60,846
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 395.34 17,394

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 5.22 339
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,359.09 88,341
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24.70 1,605

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.44 160
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 888.90 32,000
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.89 716

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 5.64 395
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,370.49 95,934
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 106.04 7,422

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.40 405
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,265.52 94,914
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 121.24 9,092

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 8.11 3,145
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,033.40 788,957
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 114.81 44,546

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 13.50 108
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,855.11 30,840
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 19.73 157

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.00 12
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,953.66 5,907
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

The Spitfire V modification

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.30 241
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,949.65 64,338
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 233.43 7,703

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 6.09 1,065
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,660.17 290,530
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 114.32 20,005

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 6.82 232
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,612.50 54,824
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.30 10

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 3.78 204
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,147.71 61,976
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.62 681

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 7.57 1,604
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,126.40 450,796
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 287.57 60,963

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.63 4,160
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,943.96 1,218,860
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 139.36 87,378

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 6.11 1,149
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,795.97 337,642
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 36.69 6,897

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.39 383
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,398.93 99,323
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 88.78 6,303

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 3.89 136
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,180.41 41,314
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 70.27 2,459

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 11.00 11
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,143.27 5,143
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.67 2,435
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,890.98 690,209
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 167.56 61,158

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 6.28 1,740
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,752.30 485,388
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 211.55 58,600

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 7.19 1,151
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,125.22 340,034
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 129.31 20,689

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 5.25 425
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,486.18 120,380
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.15 498

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.36 11,632
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 109
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,209.35 4,038,690
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 277.14 506,620

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 7.40 999
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,756.98 372,191
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 74.16 10,012

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.83 1,511
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,402.46 656,675
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 533.67 102,997

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 5.44 707
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,988.63 258,522
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 242.81 31,565

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 5.76 282
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,846.78 90,492
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 433.40 21,236

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.75 15
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,403.10 5,612
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.67 10

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.79 2,241
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,137.05 827,038
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 75.84 29,351

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 4.80 48
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,558.62 15,586
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 371.25 3,712

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 5.00 20
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,683.55 10,734
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

One of the most successful modifications of the famous British fighter. A total of 5,656 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.24 2,134
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 12
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,944.39 664,979
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 199.09 68,088

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 6.11 7,336
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 65
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,998.54 2,400,251
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 289.46 347,638

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 5.87 135
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,098.15 48,257
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 55.16 1,268

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 7.25 812
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,428.26 271,965
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 272.40 30,508

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 4.38 127
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,766.78 51,236
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 156.26 4,531

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 10.17 244
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,484.80 83,635
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 183.24 4,397

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 5.04 539
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,645.70 176,090
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 51.92 5,555

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 6.48 1,451
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,172.58 486,656
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 64.10 14,357

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 5.06 810
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,659.61 265,538
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 70.13 11,221

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 5.46 393
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,185.47 157,353
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 495.04 35,643

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 4.32 255
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,862.94 109,913
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 117.98 6,961

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 4.59 542
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,089.70 246,584
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 48.93 5,773

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.59 2,437
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,552.13 944,289
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 189.02 69,936

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 6.70 6,508
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 54
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,670.30 2,595,533
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 291.95 283,775

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 5.77 1,536
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,438.40 648,613
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 74.81 19,899

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.97 1,981
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,169.39 720,238
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 165.11 54,815

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.81 279
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,181.49 104,711
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 153.23 7,354

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.31 402
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,940.97 161,753
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.74 1,635

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 8.04 442
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,289.12 180,901
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 122.21 6,721

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 6.61 13,461
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 36
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,837.84 5,780,674
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 83.13 169,340

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 7.15 3,339
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 25
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,786.67 1,301,375
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 213.28 99,603

Developed on the basis of the La-9. Operated in the Chinese Civil War and in the Korean War. A total of 1,182 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.18 234
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,368.71 76,647
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 68.00 3,808

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.95 238
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,088.29 123,531
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 148.29 5,931

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 4.89 352
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,288.27 164,755
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 273.31 19,678

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 5.37 467
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,576.87 224,187
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 63.00 5,480

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 4.83 1,139
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,395.91 565,433
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 85.59 20,198

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 7.95 1,336
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,657.01 614,377
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 318.16 53,451

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.00 2,267
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,521.26 1,140,888
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 107.99 34,989

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 7.74 449
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,795.46 220,136
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 535.03 31,031

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 5.64 282
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,616.69 130,834
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 173.90 8,694

The Ta 183 design was recognized as the best aircraft in a Luftwaffe fighter competition. No prototypes were built by the end of the war.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.56 289
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,125.49 162,525
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.89 722

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.23 436
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,943.46 206,042
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 73.73 5,161

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.98 806
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,525.56 409,139
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 136.77 22,156

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.25 481
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,649.29 280,995
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 134.15 10,329

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 6.57 2,588
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,854.01 1,518,480
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 175.58 69,179

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.58 3,371
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,561.84 2,030,020
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 111.26 49,510

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 7.71 9,805
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 23
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,571.29 5,814,686
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 130.63 166,166

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.29 30
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,667.30 18,671
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.27 316
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,120.28 187,216
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 265.72 15,943

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.12 49
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,402.71 27,221
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 84.56 676

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 7.98 9,244
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 55
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,240.00 4,909,924
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 238.29 275,944

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 7.38 531
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,454.86 320,749
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 105.37 7,586

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 8.71 148
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.82 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 464.72 7,900
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,007.99 17,135

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 10.37 280
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.22 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 779.86 21,056
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 409.40 11,053

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 12.00 12
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,133.88 1,133
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,608.00 1,608

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 8.08 420
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.25 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 465.66 24,214
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 426.04 22,153

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 4.80 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.40 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 706.36 3,531
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 538.73 2,693

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 5.72 103
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.78 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 522.10 9,397
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,040.65 18,731

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 14.00 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 837.68 837
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 546.81 546

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 10.83 65
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 807.89 4,847
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,570.39 9,422

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 6.33 95
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.73 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 576.31 8,644
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,455.46 21,831

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 3.87 58
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 377.11 5,656
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 774.42 11,616

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 2.94 50
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.82 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 530.66 9,021
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,489.49 25,321

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 0.00 0
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.33 19
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 965.02 2,895
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,266.21 6,798

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 9.42 697
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.34 99
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,417.09 104,864
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,439.53 180,525

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 11.36 159
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.36 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,428.41 19,997
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 989.23 13,849

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 7.55 166
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.05 23
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,170.60 25,753
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,181.79 25,999

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.59 225
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.53 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 934.79 45,804
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,630.40 79,889

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 6.00 1,315
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.68 369
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,170.54 256,348
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,323.41 727,826

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.81 101
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.14 24
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 960.63 20,173
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,399.62 50,391

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 7.32 300
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.29 53
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,408.32 57,741
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,182.47 89,481

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 4.53 485
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.95 102
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 856.84 91,681
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,715.44 183,552

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 6.56 59
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.22 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,384.88 12,463
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,159.51 46,435

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.53 2,207
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.33 529
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,066.61 425,575
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,305.82 920,023

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.86 340
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.23 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 657.23 57,836
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 686.81 60,439

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 4.08 106
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 934.96 24,308
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 259.63 6,750

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 5.31 887
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 124
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,451.40 242,384
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,034.24 339,718

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 4.12 140
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.85 29
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,083.88 36,851
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,213.97 75,275

A further development of the P-43 Lancer featuring a more powerful Pratt & Whitney R-2180 engine. Development was discontinued due to the decision of the Republic Aviation Corporation to focus on building a more promising P-47 fighter.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.82 348
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.29 117
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 903.10 82,181
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,315.58 392,717

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 6.71 228
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.26 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,754.84 59,664
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,434.84 48,784

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 2.50 70
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.32 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 545.37 15,270
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,176.93 32,953

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.67 11
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 858.53 2,575
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.69 565
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.02 66
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,376.95 154,501
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,320.81 150,852

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.45 178
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.33 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,261.17 50,446
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,963.30 78,532

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 6.72 766
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.92 105
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,021.43 230,443
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,381.94 385,540

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 5.81 2,058
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.64 226
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,699.95 601,782
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,637.34 933,618

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.30 301
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,332.31 93,261
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 328.67 23,006

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 4.87 550
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.81 92
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,522.02 171,988
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,795.82 428,927

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.16 692
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.72 97
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,681.12 225,270
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,735.04 366,495

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.88 365
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.28 120
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,256.44 118,105
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,157.41 578,796

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.50 5
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.00 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 797.26 1,594
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13,786.60 27,573

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 4.84 324
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,545.78 103,567
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 210.42 14,098

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.97 716
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.36 196
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,634.33 235,343
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,066.01 729,505

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.15 93
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.85 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,332.73 43,325
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,390.72 31,079

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 0.80 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.40 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 312.59 1,562
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,430.44 7,152

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.35 543
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.19 192
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,323.63 214,427
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,910.53 1,119,505

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.85 1,247
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.82 210
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,753.65 450,687
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,111.72 799,712

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.64 1,703
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.86 259
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,902.23 574,472
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,361.87 1,015,285

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 5.30 3,544
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.53 1,025
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,513.77 1,681,710
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,610.10 4,422,157

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 7.53 113
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.93 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,744.12 41,161
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,541.57 53,123

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 3.37 226
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.40 94
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,596.08 106,937
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,618.42 577,434

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 3.33 143
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.58 25
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,029.38 87,263
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,134.20 134,770

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.77 167
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.00 35
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,131.08 74,587
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,145.09 180,078

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 2.88 121
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 22
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,530.21 64,268
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,064.61 128,713

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 4.07 415
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.98 100
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,862.61 189,986
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,208.07 531,223

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 4.65 386
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,958.14 162,525
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 645.83 53,604

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 4.99 1,738
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.64 571
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,796.57 973,207
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,744.02 3,042,918

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 3.47 385
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.64 71
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,915.49 212,619
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,149.25 460,567

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 5.45 229
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,474.60 103,933
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 624.43 26,226

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.84 242
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.57 36
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,041.10 128,589
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,145.78 198,184

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.56 237
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.21 63
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,474.26 128,661
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,694.66 452,122

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 6.79 693
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,519.21 358,959
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 404.54 41,263

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 6.42 276
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.40 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,072.99 175,138
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,622.41 69,763

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 4.75 394
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.67 139
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,980.40 247,373
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,405.21 697,632

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 5.50 462
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.23 271
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,392.54 284,972
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13,652.38 1,146,799

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 7.15 6,914
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.58 1,532
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,041.89 4,875,504
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,760.31 7,504,215

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 5.06 3,759
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.64 1,964
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,521.83 2,616,721
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13,322.15 9,898,359

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 4.50 27
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.17 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,472.55 26,835
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,018.24 18,109

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 7.89 647
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.54 126
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 953.55 78,190
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,474.24 202,888

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 9.29 2,267
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.16 528
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,637.20 399,476
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,506.24 855,522

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 9.79 411
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.98 83
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,664.87 69,924
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,836.50 119,132

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.65 1,523
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.50 99
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,345.18 267,691
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,197.55 238,313

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.96 298
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,603.50 80,174
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 78.00 3,899

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 7.17 16,034
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 1,497
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,841.06 4,116,611
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,923.49 4,300,920

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 5.73 6,018
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.13 1,185
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,391.52 1,461,098
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,191.27 3,350,829

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 5.50 1,645
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.19 355
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,726.56 516,240
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,149.60 1,240,729

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.61 342
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.15 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,081.01 126,941
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 185.13 11,292

The Beaufighter V modification.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.26 276
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.13 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,422.00 92,035
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 89.99 3,419

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.30 233
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.51 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,484.40 91,922
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,399.28 51,773

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 6.09 3,889
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 226
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,096.68 1,339,775
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,213.98 775,734

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 5.00 900
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.47 84
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,685.48 303,385
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,402.90 432,521

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 7.10 277
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 22
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,138.86 83,415
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,789.17 69,777

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 6.21 609
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.53 52
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,050.76 200,974
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,603.79 157,171

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 5.01 842
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.47 247
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,119.39 356,058
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,782.39 1,139,441

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 5.50 11
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,625.44 5,250
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,141.11 2,282

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 7.06 840
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.26 150
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,081.53 366,702
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,856.07 577,872

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 7.55 6,286
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 36
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,122.79 2,601,285
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 173.66 144,659

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.51 6,667
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 893
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,350.61 2,841,888
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,664.32 4,430,160

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.96 1,100
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.42 67
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,867.43 453,054
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,774.44 280,360

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.14 66
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.90 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,216.10 25,538
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,409.32 113,595

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 6.26 1,659
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.37 99
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,922.05 774,343
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,224.24 324,423

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 4.77 329
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.38 26
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,357.83 162,690
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,445.36 168,729

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 6.25 1,006
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 88
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,166.75 509,847
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,765.95 445,317

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 6.41 8,292
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.23 300
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,267.02 4,227,522
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,131.58 1,464,270

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.65 452
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,820.88 259,820
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 291.65 19,831

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 4.30 1,429
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.59 196
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,210.94 734,030
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,253.29 1,080,092

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 5.43 1,145
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.09 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,017.80 636,754
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 297.50 62,771

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 4.68 1,866
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.63 650
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,174.46 867,608
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,221.62 3,280,427

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 5.05 217
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.53 23
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,532.33 108,889
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,036.88 87,585

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.21 4,577
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.38 278
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,418.13 2,519,163
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,195.48 1,618,069

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 6.86 1,399
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,301.31 877,466
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 353.53 72,119

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 7.88 536
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.04 71
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,652.89 316,396
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,931.16 403,319

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 5.16 315
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.02 62
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,207.41 195,651
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,960.96 302,618

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 5.04 2,651
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.12 588
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,105.38 1,633,427
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,803.29 3,578,531

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.92 4,256
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 38
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,056.71 2,412,052
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 368.56 175,805

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 6.10 1,799
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.15 45
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,922.52 1,157,144
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 784.25 231,353

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 5.65 582
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.36 37
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,592.85 473,063
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,789.58 287,326

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 5.34 1,565
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.54 158
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,043.18 1,184,652
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,975.80 1,164,908

First flew in January 1947. Used during the Korean War. A total of 895 aircraft were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.36 1,142
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.22 46
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,425.57 729,645
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,900.47 404,799

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 7.17 1,851
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.47 122
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,461.34 1,667,025
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,635.43 679,941

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 7.85 5,280
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.56 375
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,591.30 4,435,947
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,061.08 2,733,104

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 6.81 9,731
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 71
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,086.12 8,697,060
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 223.73 319,709

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 0.00 0
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.50 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3.46 6
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,219.08 14,438

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 2.42 29
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.75 69
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 214.93 2,579
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,112.68 61,352

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.20 365
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.25 371
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 272.01 31,008
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,610.59 411,607

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 5.44 49
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.78 61
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 806.05 7,254
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,484.67 85,362

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.40 24
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.60 46
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 340.87 3,408
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,811.96 58,119

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 3.24 107
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.73 123
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 484.41 15,985
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,757.80 190,007

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 1.71 60
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.11 144
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 303.90 10,636
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,775.85 202,154

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 4.00 8
Ground Targets Destroyed 7.50 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 600.54 1,201
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,217.81 18,435

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.23 27
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.82 128
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 275.20 6,054
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,846.30 238,618

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 2.20 44
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.00 80
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 479.51 9,590
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,831.75 156,635

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.79 499
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.67 745
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 454.76 126,878
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,679.65 1,584,621

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 1.75 624
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.22 1,503
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 417.06 148,474
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,515.68 3,031,582

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 0.74 17
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.87 89
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 196.39 4,516
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12,866.45 295,928

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 0.79 15
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.26 43
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 268.04 5,092
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,651.08 107,370

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 2.00 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.00 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 631.81 1,895
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,941.50 11,824

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.27 34
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.53 53
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 527.22 7,908
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,293.34 169,400

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 0.85 191
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.45 1,231
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 410.70 92,817
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 18,338.64 4,144,533

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 0.87 20
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.83 88
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 470.85 10,829
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13,582.59 312,399

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.70 1,370
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.37 4,332
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 840.09 677,113
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22,662.14 18,265,685

A drastic modification of the IL-2 developed in 1944. Used in the final stages of World War II and during the Korean War.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.66 347
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.03 1,051
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 833.29 174,157
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21,218.75 4,434,719

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.99 172
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.60 974
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 656.43 114,219
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27,362.48 4,761,071

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.25 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 8.25 66
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,203.82 9,630
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 38,201.24 305,609

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.87 56
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.33 130
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,091.43 32,742
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23,131.20 693,936

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.59 654
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.25 2,157
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,051.96 432,356
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 27,933.02 11,480,472

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.09 365
Ground Targets Destroyed 5.90 1,982
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,256.14 422,062
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 33,227.26 11,164,357

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.40 133
Ground Targets Destroyed 7.17 681
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,103.38 104,821
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 34,555.18 3,282,741

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.63 6,157
Ground Targets Destroyed 7.84 29,571
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,664.46 6,281,663
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 40,029.26 151,070,426

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.80 45
Ground Targets Destroyed 9.88 247
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,566.62 39,165
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 49,897.62 1,247,440

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.60 3
Ground Targets Destroyed 6.80 34
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 137.97 689
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,217.49 46,087

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 0.35 47
Ground Targets Destroyed 12.79 1,714
Dam