12_inch_Hawk

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12_inch_Hawk

Position: Intelligence Officer

Days in clan: 1893

[GW__S] Gray Wolf Squadron

Position: Intelligence Officer

Days in clan: 1893

44,575
Battles Fought
73.71%
Victories/Battles
2,217
Average Experience per Battle
46,956
Most Damage per Battle,

Aircraft type efficiency

Fighters

Multirole Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Attack Aircraft

Bombers

Achievements 164/177

  • marcel
    1333
  • Marseille Medal

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


    Award +1
  • maccambell
    2192
  • 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
    3883
  • Hero of the Sky Badge

    Awarded for earning the highest aircraft type grade in battle.


    Award +1
  • rocketeer
    4053
  • 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
    345
  • 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
    159
  • 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
    285
  • 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 44,575
Victories 32,857 (73.71%)
Draws 140 (0%)
Defeats 11,578 (26%)
Average Experience per Battle 2,217
Maximum Experience per Battle 12,285

Battle Performance

Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.66
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.52
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,445.20
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,898.69

Preferences in aircraft types

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
49,837
Fighters 14,786 (30%)
Multirole Fighters 12,993 (26%)
Heavy Fighters 10,809 (22%)
Attack Aircraft 5,925 (12%)
Bombers 5,324 (11%)

Preferences in aircraft nations

Aircraft selection in Hangar or during a battle, excluding respawns
49,837
U.S.S.R. Aircraft 8,558 (17%)
Germany Aircraft 12,506 (25%)
U.S.A. Aircraft 17,696 (36%)
Japan Aircraft 2,041 (4%)
U.K. Aircraft 6,978 (14%)
China Aircraft 789 (2%)
Europe Aircraft 1,269 (3%)

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

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.47 525
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 750.28 46,517
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.97 742

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 8.27 463
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 609.79 34,148
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.99 55

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.26 98
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 393.46 9,049
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.30 6

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.33 75
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 768.86 6,919
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.42 3

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 9.25 5,477
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 834.66 494,116
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.85 13,527

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.80 238
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 526.06 18,412
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.77 27

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.53 113
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 678.01 10,170
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.53 8

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.55 667
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 687.41 53,617
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1.19 92

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 4.24 89
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 366.79 7,702
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 45.96 965

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 11.14 78
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 986.01 6,902
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 6.92 256
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 692.95 25,639
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.93 34

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 8.12 130
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 747.27 11,956
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 35.29 564

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 8.71 148
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 873.00 14,841
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.52 144

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 6.41 250
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 543.09 21,180
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.34 325

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.01 285
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 522.45 37,094
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.31 518

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.72 170
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 535.79 19,288
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.56 236

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.42 146
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 549.40 18,130
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 7.26 247
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 930.91 31,650
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.26 8

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 3.62 239
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 515.65 34,032
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 12.89 850

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 4.35 309
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 642.04 45,585
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.65 1,678

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 6.92 408
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,025.69 60,515
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.22 308

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.04 287
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 675.92 38,527
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.01 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 20.00 20
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,207.64 2,207
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.14 5

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.18 699
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 718.99 97,063
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.49 1,416

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 5.14 365
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 733.88 52,105
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.98 708

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 5.28 575
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 671.50 73,193
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.95 648

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 7.22 433
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,009.18 60,550
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.94 1,436

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 9.18 257
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,254.35 35,121
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.34 149

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 2.70 181
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 413.12 27,679
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.70 180

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 8.87 399
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,203.21 54,144
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 54.52 2,453

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 6.31 5,370
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 18
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 905.53 770,605
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.13 19,680

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.15 1,339
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 9
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 607.20 258,060
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.84 6,307

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 4.84 4,601
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 27
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 974.11 925,400
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26.09 24,784

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.86 2,355
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 828.35 505,294
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8.65 5,274

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 3.86 652
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 740.28 125,106
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.04 2,709

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.51 1,602
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 702.30 320,949
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.72 6,726

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.19 3,023
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 829.16 597,825
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.04 7,236

Early prototypes of the famous A6M Zero were equipped with Zuisei engines. First flew in April 1939.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.61 533
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 481.92 98,310
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.85 5,885

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 2.81 348
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 501.46 62,180
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17.42 2,160

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 6.54 157
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,273.09 30,554
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 74.24 1,781

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 4.53 571
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 775.32 97,690
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.62 2,598

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 5.68 2,890
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,065.11 542,139
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 42.17 21,465

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.92 566
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 553.37 107,354
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.66 5,754

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 3.06 431
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 569.50 80,300
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.90 409

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 5.44 446
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,092.55 89,588
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 57.70 4,731

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.17 644
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 643.29 130,588
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.33 1,284

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 4.39 580
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 799.53 105,537
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 53.19 7,020

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 4.28 1,549
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 774.12 280,231
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.91 5,397

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 3.86 1,573
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 752.97 307,210
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 36.08 14,720

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.12 3,997
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 19
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 934.48 906,441
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.19 30,257

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.62 495
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.08 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,262.20 111,073
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 86.21 7,586

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.53 781
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 776.50 171,605
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.31 2,058

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.75 1,163
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,074.25 263,190
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 22.87 5,604

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 6.74 3,719
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,509.62 833,311
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.76 16,978

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 5.58 407
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,259.38 91,934
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.35 244

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 4.36 392
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,042.74 93,847
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 44.21 3,978

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.36 198
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 747.33 44,092
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.79 46

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 5.47 416
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,305.01 99,181
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 97.75 7,428

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 4.16 1,527
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,015.35 372,633
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.65 2,806

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 4.21 198
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 966.68 45,433
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.70 361

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.53 1,632
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,394.67 411,426
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.58 4,006

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.15 382
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,012.88 93,185
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.09 8

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.52 486
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,051.36 145,087
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.92 1,921

Developed on the basis of the P-36. Most extensively used against Japan during the Pacific War and in China, and on the Soviet-German front.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.58 3,872
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,197.43 1,011,832
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 20.41 17,247

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.27 3,121
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 31
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 975.19 712,866
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 70.35 51,427

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.42 465
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 713.96 97,099
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.78 1,873

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.25 658
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,011.80 156,829
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6.02 932

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 1.97 408
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 417.37 86,395
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.08 2,293

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.89 390
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 663.15 89,525
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.31 2,876

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.21 388
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 805.46 97,460
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 33.01 3,993

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.94 1,037
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,085.29 227,911
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.26 3,413

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 6.87 378
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,045.27 112,489
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 41.69 2,292

A modification of the Spitfire V inspired by Iron Maiden.

Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.25 804
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,489.03 227,822
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 59.45 9,095

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 4.57 690
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,407.32 212,506
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 91.93 13,881

The Spitfire V modification

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.18 377
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,774.37 108,236
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 97.71 5,960

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.15 719
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 865.14 197,252
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 15.64 3,566

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.96 875
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,007.79 222,721
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.37 6,490

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 4.23 258
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,207.97 73,686
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.53 32

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.04 232
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,287.89 59,242
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 114.60 5,271

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.74 4,308
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,293.50 1,175,789
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.88 26,250

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.64 3,504
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 820.20 1,089,224
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.07 9,387

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.30 275
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,134.97 72,637
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 93.57 5,988

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 5.51 925
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,445.91 242,912
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 158.73 26,666

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 4.45 432
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,285.60 124,703
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.86 762

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.98 2,147
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,422.05 612,903
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10.12 4,360

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.79 1,471
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,342.06 412,012
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 65.17 20,007

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.88 2,072
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,368.77 581,729
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4.10 1,741

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.85 960
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 877.29 295,647
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.05 4,397

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.24 399
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,097.76 135,023
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 50.36 6,193

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 7.00 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,361.32 6,722
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.50 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,756.64 7,026
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 70.85 283

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 7.07 304
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,273.18 97,746
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 93.15 4,005

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 6.13 656
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,828.59 195,658
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 61.29 6,558

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 5.21 855
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,805.37 296,080
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 62.89 10,314

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 5.21 302
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,989.63 115,398
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.50 666

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 6.39 358
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,938.82 108,574
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.97 950

A version of the Yak-3 equipped with heavy armament and a slightly modified airframe, compared to the base model. Never entered mass production. Only one prototype was built and tested in 1945.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.14 401
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,718.24 134,022
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 102.98 8,032

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.42 455
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,581.97 132,885
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2.43 204

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.29 552
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,003.82 168,641
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 60.16 10,106

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 2.65 337
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 860.84 109,326
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 44.90 5,701

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.00 4
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 908.71 908
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 5.82 128
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,730.02 38,060
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 29.29 644

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 5.50 605
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,945.00 213,949
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.59 614

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 6.00 6
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,491.56 1,491
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.96 1,097
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,096.51 303,733
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.83 1,061

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 4.88 2,277
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,702.99 795,297
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 24.51 11,446

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 5.47 279
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,592.83 81,234
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

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 5.65 311
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,021.77 111,197
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 39.60 2,177

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.06 339
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,241.57 150,185
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.18 480

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.57 1,046
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,764.75 517,072
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.34 1,564

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.25 1,134
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,868.81 403,662
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 93.66 20,231

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 5.80 406
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,861.32 130,292
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26.80 1,875

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 2.84 499
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,147.83 202,018
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.15 4,954

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 4.08 1,810
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,368.47 607,599
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 45.94 20,395

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 4.36 305
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,875.90 131,312
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 103.80 7,265

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 5.33 389
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,018.19 147,327
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9.88 721

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 7.00 14
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,496.81 4,993
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.00 0

Prototype model of a mixed-power fighter. A total of 3 aircraft were built. Never entered service.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.40 3,200
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 8
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,364.46 1,402,126
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 31.80 18,856

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 5.16 6,099
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,108.34 2,494,168
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 23.91 28,279

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 5.30 4,364
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,083.51 1,714,726
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 44.47 36,602

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 4.60 1,071
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 5
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,521.51 354,511
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 66.93 15,594

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.65 1,790
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,015.65 776,024
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 65.55 25,237

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 5.69 2,874
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,834.35 1,431,347
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 32.51 16,418

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 4.59 340
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,893.10 140,089
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.91 437

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 7.29 459
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,093.85 194,912
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5.05 318

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 5.69 654
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,748.27 316,051
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11.07 1,273

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.16 3,835
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,695.16 1,679,082
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.41 4,615

Developed in 1946. The first Soviet jet-powered fighter of classic design. Only two prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.54 485
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,771.77 242,732
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 0.49 67

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.67 1,755
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,047.11 801,389
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26.61 6,997

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 7.46 612
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,743.38 306,957
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 63.82 5,232

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 7.30 409
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,139.49 175,811
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13.16 736

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 4.24 348
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,248.85 184,405
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 48.89 4,008

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 6.76 480
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,384.26 240,282
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 43.31 3,075

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.61 1,053
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,782.54 520,503
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 28.31 8,265

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.49 1,528
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,530.09 860,229
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.94 7,458

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 5.09 2,488
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,011.12 1,472,438
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 86.08 42,094

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 7.59 4,083
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,612.25 2,481,390
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 82.15 44,196

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 5.53 4,256
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,912.68 2,239,849
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 26.77 20,582

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 4.50 481
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,859.62 305,979
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 21.29 2,278

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 6.28 534
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,142.37 267,101
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 16.22 1,378

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.29 749
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,161.42 376,209
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 50.65 6,026

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.48 2,275
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,127.25 1,080,643
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3.91 1,985

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 9.11 2,160
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,962.65 1,176,148
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7.82 1,852

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 10.08 131
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.15 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 649.51 8,443
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 131.98 1,715

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 6.11 116
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.11 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 406.49 7,723
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 146.63 2,785

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 8.38 109
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 482.51 6,272
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 378.37 4,918

U.S. Army Air Corps and U.S. Navy biplane fighter of the interwar period.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.83 556
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.15 17
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 302.97 34,841
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 268.80 30,912

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 6.94 118
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 544.44 9,255
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 305.23 5,188

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.36 829
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.89 170
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 362.96 68,962
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 885.72 168,286

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 5.37 145
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.85 23
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 492.93 13,309
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 733.09 19,793

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.45 1,031
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.02 304
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 297.94 89,083
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,377.61 411,904

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 8.36 736
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 865.97 76,205
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 14.68 1,291

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 4.65 186
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.40 16
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 434.38 17,375
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 596.38 23,855

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 7.42 297
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 7
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 632.31 25,292
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 260.08 10,403

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 7.33 293
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 597.49 23,899
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 531.92 21,276

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 5.40 556
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.90 93
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 712.13 73,349
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,408.84 145,110

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 4.06 260
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.89 57
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 576.30 36,882
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,011.99 64,767

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 5.43 391
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.88 63
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 656.27 47,251
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,351.97 97,341

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 3.62 152
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 22
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 540.88 22,716
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 748.93 31,455

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 5.89 206
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.09 38
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 866.50 30,327
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,278.74 44,756

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.56 1,355
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 78
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 494.99 188,592
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 391.30 149,084

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.79 477
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.43 74
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 526.75 90,074
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,000.01 171,000

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.57 594
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.93 215
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 541.03 124,977
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,508.65 348,497

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.79 1,050
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.45 546
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 533.98 201,309
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,413.97 910,066

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.88 341
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 65
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 758.71 66,766
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,488.41 130,980

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.83 2,544
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.16 771
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 734.39 488,370
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,148.74 1,428,914

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 5.12 2,428
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.01 952
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 907.54 430,173
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,954.95 1,400,644

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.65 1,285
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.20 96
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 461.23 223,696
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 334.44 162,201

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.46 5,393
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.46 562
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 855.69 1,035,383
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 830.82 1,005,292

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.74 2,141
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.10 55
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 968.85 555,148
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 191.93 109,973

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 2.84 624
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.18 40
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 699.82 153,960
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 340.37 74,882

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 4.37 1,298
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.19 56
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,060.58 314,993
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 430.05 127,724

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.38 4,452
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.47 871
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 585.77 1,094,224
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,182.69 2,209,273

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.65 359
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.24 270
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 520.68 113,508
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,809.37 612,442

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.44 528
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,117.75 133,011
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 62.89 7,483

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.67 1,357
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 62
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 888.23 328,644
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 388.32 143,677

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 4.37 1,159
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.26 68
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 976.52 258,778
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 616.09 163,262

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.00 18
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.00 0
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,783.98 5,351
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 144.83 434

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.69 575
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.37 79
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 734.25 157,129
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,084.47 232,076

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.80 1,155
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.72 143
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,799.21 358,042
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,144.44 625,743

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.14 1,420
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.30 102
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,297.50 445,041
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 891.82 305,892

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 5.44 294
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 3
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,467.83 79,262
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 58.73 3,171

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.25 486
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.30 64
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 731.45 157,994
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,149.34 248,257

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.60 3,584
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.41 567
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 815.82 1,123,383
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,429.32 1,968,169

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.05 1,222
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.82 487
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 704.47 419,861
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,888.62 1,721,617

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.64 353
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 56
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,395.71 106,074
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,635.56 200,302

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 5.19 306
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.17 10
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,742.47 102,805
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,233.28 72,763

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 3.98 649
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 84
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,349.23 219,924
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,136.27 348,212

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.66 825
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.94 167
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,768.81 313,079
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,264.92 577,890

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 4.33 862
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.87 174
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,688.67 336,044
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,057.84 608,510

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 1.88 1,756
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.14 1,066
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 762.45 711,366
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,908.65 4,579,770

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.31 1,148
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.69 345
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,000.65 497,323
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,224.97 1,105,809

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 4.12 1,112
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.28 75
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,401.69 378,456
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,137.74 307,191

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.86 378
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.97 95
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,757.55 172,240
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,750.38 465,537

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.78 1,271
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.69 569
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,493.77 501,906
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 8,128.83 2,731,288

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.16 1,563
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.49 1,075
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,167.74 843,107
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,693.66 5,554,821

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.72 406
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.62 53
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,052.56 176,520
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,735.32 235,237

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 4.45 409
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.60 55
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,817.75 167,233
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,739.58 252,041

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.89 1,909
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,541.00 823,285
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 216.00 69,984

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 4.05 3,859
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.38 1,320
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,035.74 1,942,100
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,181.58 4,943,228

Super Corsair, a high-speed modification of the famous F4U. Achieved fame as a trophy-winning air racer after World War II.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.23 1,484
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.22 808
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 973.36 647,281
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,490.55 4,981,215

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 4.81 11,177
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 79
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,913.56 4,450,940
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 107.03 248,959

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.71 2,377
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.38 160
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,231.30 928,221
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,279.79 532,392

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 4.85 466
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.15 110
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,464.67 236,608
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,538.09 531,656

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.54 2,143
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.55 460
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,282.63 1,082,540
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,258.68 2,750,322

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 5.31 706
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.01 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,675.50 355,840
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 30.47 4,052

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 5.01 1,013
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.82 165
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,534.08 511,883
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,368.11 680,358

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 1.90 1,659
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.14 1,866
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,074.78 939,360
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,534.66 10,081,293

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.08 14,867
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.06 175
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,227.91 9,451,309
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 197.97 579,670

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 5.79 2,327
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.21 86
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,740.32 1,503,608
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 832.01 334,467

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.87 3,026
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.03 3,189
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,599.19 1,683,948
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 17,330.78 18,249,307

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.01 2,028
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.63 1,094
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,915.34 1,289,026
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,515.11 5,057,669

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 6.26 2,598
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.77 734
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,844.23 1,595,356
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 7,443.28 3,088,963

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 4.49 6,796
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.68 4,053
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,938.25 4,442,631
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 10,709.21 16,192,324

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 5.15 927
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.66 118
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,337.31 600,715
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,028.24 545,082

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 5.92 420
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.48 34
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 639.37 45,395
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,591.06 112,965

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.13 2,610
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.70 724
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,037.63 442,029
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,784.57 1,186,225

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.97 1,531
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.14 351
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 874.30 269,284
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,975.27 608,384

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 8.24 1,936
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.73 172
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,359.31 319,438
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,504.98 353,671

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 4.85 5,573
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 46
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,225.93 1,408,588
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 58.90 67,680

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.10 1,872
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.67 304
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 976.05 446,053
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,628.24 744,107

Modification of the Blenheim bomber into a long-range fighter or night fighter. A total of 60 aircraft were modified.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.10 956
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.28 299
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 967.24 225,366
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,667.56 621,541

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 4.03 9,708
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.82 4,374
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,190.34 2,866,345
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,238.32 10,205,862

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 5.71 2,808
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,724.42 848,413
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 102.11 50,240

The Beaufighter V modification.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.45 939
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 4
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,193.06 276,325
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 68.41 8,619

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 5.96 1,394
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.96 225
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,898.35 444,214
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,832.71 896,853

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 5.37 1,068
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.47 93
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,678.06 333,934
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,186.84 435,180

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.19 249
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.12 6
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,639.79 78,709
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 529.44 25,413

First combat-ready modification of the P-38 Lightning. Used in Europe, North Africa, and the Pacific Theater. A total of 527 aircraft were produced.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.84 2,072
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.15 106
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 920.71 671,201
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 511.44 372,837

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.06 172
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.38 13
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,557.01 52,938
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 788.15 26,797

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.43 559
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.98 226
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 904.41 208,015
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,105.23 714,202

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 3.84 1,176
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,516.81 464,142
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 178.63 54,661

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.64 65
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.07 15
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,058.76 28,822
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 5,193.85 72,713

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.62 579
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 2
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,550.11 262,661
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 98.93 10,190

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.71 5,894
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.81 1,759
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,090.19 2,370,064
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,886.91 6,276,133

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 7.93 333
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.02 43
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,891.11 121,426
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,192.05 134,065

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 3.63 156
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 33
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,271.68 54,682
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,630.46 113,109

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.44 7,192
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.41 538
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,209.81 2,919,152
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,124.73 1,485,766

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 4.84 1,811
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.82 308
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,369.82 886,311
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,004.74 1,123,773

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 4.23 2,993
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.60 421
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,006.72 1,418,752
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,567.07 1,814,915

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.66 1,514
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.35 143
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,820.52 753,696
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,399.42 579,360

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 6.87 1,737
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 11
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,674.92 929,755
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 115.04 29,104

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.60 364
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.57 80
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,102.74 154,384
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,533.01 494,620

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.13 606
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 219
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 952.66 270,556
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,349.58 1,235,279

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 4.67 1,073
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.83 191
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,501.70 575,391
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,098.43 712,638

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.46 2,074
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 21
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,018.70 969,003
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 218.40 70,105

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 3.35 1,241
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.68 250
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,742.15 644,597
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,826.92 1,045,960

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 5.15 7,788
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.05 72
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,178.35 4,805,668
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 143.85 217,503

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.09 1,411
Ground Targets Destroyed 1.94 536
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,928.55 811,207
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 9,966.65 2,760,763

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 5.00 2,454
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.19 1,075
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,826.10 1,387,615
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 11,179.06 5,488,917

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 6.29 3,070
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.03 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,679.68 1,795,682
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 114.29 55,774

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 4.88 6,874
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.70 5,213
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,838.55 4,002,361
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 13,144.82 18,534,191

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 1.95 802
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.74 303
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 1,213.01 499,758
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,761.42 1,961,703

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 6.91 304
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.02 1
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,362.17 147,935
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 57.90 2,547

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.93 5,575
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.07 94
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,549.40 3,617,604
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 251.09 356,301

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 3.56 1,774
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.52 259
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,788.32 1,391,374
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,559.49 1,277,187

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 4.01 329
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.24 20
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 3,082.78 252,788
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,894.43 155,343

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 3.95 1,327
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.19 63
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 2,883.92 968,996
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 1,644.46 552,539

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 6.00 1,841
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.77 235
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 5,093.66 1,563,754
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,728.86 1,144,761

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 5.06 4,222
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.97 807
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 4,074.90 3,402,539
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 4,318.61 3,606,038

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 7.45 2,697
Ground Targets Destroyed 0.04 14
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 6,068.02 2,196,624
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 148.47 53,745

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 3.39 122
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.06 74
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 352.78 12,700
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,888.70 103,993

Designed as a technologically simple and low-cost strike aircraft suitable for mass production. Several prototypes were built.

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.59 316
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.83 345
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 279.75 34,129
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,221.78 393,057

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 2.37 71
Ground Targets Destroyed 3.00 90
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 203.08 6,092
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 3,169.83 95,094

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 3.96 396
Ground Targets Destroyed 2.42 242
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 378.56 37,855
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 2,702.97 270,297

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 2.56 156
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.16 254
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 401.99 24,521
Damage Caused to Ground Targets 6,163.57 375,977

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

Aircraft Description
Parameter Average per sortie Total
Aerial Targets Destroyed 1.41 566
Ground Targets Destroyed 4.12 1,653
Damage Caused to Aerial Targets 251.25