9 December 2016, Great Britain's Fairey Seafox float plane
Fairey Seafoxes were used on light cruisers for reconnaissance and round spotting.
9 December 2016, Netherlands' Fokker T.VIII-W, Fokker T.VIII bomber
Only a few of the Fokker T.VIII-Ws were completed. A few were used by the allies but the lack of spare parts eventually took them out of service.
30 November 2016, France's Latécoère Laté 298 floatplane, torpedo / reconnaissance, bomber
The Laté 298 was a decently performing floatplane, but by the time of the Fall of France there were few left. Those that were flew to North Africa.
25 November 2016, Soviet Union's Beriev MBR-2, Beriev Be-2 flying boat
Around 1,500 of the Beriev MBR-2s were produced.
25 November 2016, Italy's Cant Z.501 Gabbiano "Gull" flying boat
The Cant Z.501 was developed in the early 1930s and was vulnerable to Allied fighters.
24 November 2016, United States' Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat
Almost 3,300 of the excellent Consolidated PBY Catalinas were manufactured. It was so good that the Soviets even licensed built a version.
20 November 2016, United States' Martin PBM Mariner flying boat
The Martin PBM Mariner was primarily used in the Pacific for air-sea resuce and searching for the Japanese fleet.
19 November 2016, United States' Consolidated PB2Y Coronado flying boat
Less than 230 of the Consolidated PB2Y Coronados were built. Patrol work and transport were its main use.
18 November 2016, Japan's Kawanishi H8K; Type 2 Flying Boat Model 11
Probably the best flying boat of World War II, the Kawanishi H8K had great range and could defend itself. However less than 200 were manufactured as priorities changed in the last two years of World War II.
15 November 2016, Japan's Kawanishi H6K flying boat
The Kawanishi H6K was a very good flying boat, but it lacked armor and self sealing fuel tanks which made it very vulnerable.
11 November 2016, Germany's Blohm und Voss Bv 138 reconnaissance flying boat
Used very successfully over the North Sea, the Blohm und Voss Bv 138 was used starting with the invasion of Norway.
11 November 2016, Great Britain's Vickers-Supermarine Stranraer flying boat
The Supermarine Stranraer flying boat was developed in the mid-1930s and was used shortly in World War II.
6 November 2016, Great Britain's Saunders-Roe Saro London flying boat
The Saro London flying boat was used in the early phases of World War II. They were mostly replaced by better aircraft in 1940.
6 November 2016, Great Britain's Saunders-Roe Lerwick, Saro Lerwick flying boat
The Saro Lerwick turned out to be a failure as a maritime patrol aircraft and only 21 were made.
4 November 2016, France's Potez 63 day and night fighter
The Potez 63 day and night fighter suffered much greater losses than they shot down of the enemy.
31 October 2016, Japan's Nakajima J1N Gekko / Gekkō (moonlight); Navy Type 2
The Nakajima J1N was converted in the field to be a night fighter and was successful in the southwest Pacific.
31 October 2016, Japan's Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu (Dragon Killer) fighter; Army Type 2
The Kawasaki Ki-45 was a very successful night fighter even without radar.
28 October 2016, United States' Douglas P-70 Havoc night fighter
The Douglas P-70s were primarily converted into night fighters from A-20 light bombers and were used in Europe and in the Pacific.
28 October 2016, Germany's Messerschmitt Bf 110 fighter, Zerstörer (destroyer)
The Messerschmitt Bf 110 was used as a night fighter to take on the British bomber streams.
22 October 2016, Germany's Dornier Do 17, Do 215, and Do 217 bombers, night fighters and reconnaissance
The Do 17, Do 215, and Do 217 were used as bombers but were also used as night fighters and in reconnaissance during World War II.