13 February 2016, Germany's Blohm und Voss Bv 138 reconnaissance flying boat
The Blohm und Voss Bv 138 was used for reconnaissance and could stay in the air 18 hours. They were primarily used against Allied convoys.
13 February 2016, Germany's Arado Ar 240 reconnaissance and night fighter
The Arado Ar 240 was to either be used as a high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft or as a heavily armed fighter. However the project was cancelled in December 1942.
13 February 2016, Germany's Arado Ar 234 bomber
The world first jet bomber was the Arado Ar 234.
12 February 2016, Germany's Arado Ar 232 transport
Between 20 and 30 of the Arado Ar 232s were made and they could carry 10,000 lb of cargo.
12 February 2016, Germany's Arado Ar 196 floatplane
The Arado Ar 196 was used by all the major warships in the German navy for reconnaissance and spotting rounds.
12 February 2016, Australia's Commonwealth Wirraway trainer
With Great Britain's production staying primarily in Great Britain, Australia needed a trainer of there own and working with North American Aviation came up with a design. Around 750 were manufactured.
9 February 2016, Australia's Commonwealth Boomerang fighter
Not many of the Commonwealth Boomerangs were manufactured.
7 February 2016, Great Britain's Vickers Wellington bomber, "Wimpey"
The Vickers Wellington was designed by Wallis, the inventor of the bouncing bombs pm the German dams.
6 February 2016, Great Britain's Vickers Warwick air sea rescue
The Vickers Warwick could drop a lifeboat to help rescue downed airmen or crews of ships.
5 February 2016, Great Britain's Taylorcraft Auster reconnaissance
The Taylorcraft Auster could be used from short unfinished fields.
1 February 2016, Great Britain's Supermarine Walrus amphibian
The Supermarine Walrus was used by most of the large ships in the Royal Navy.
31 January 2016, Great Britain's Supermarine Sea Otter amphibian
The Supermarine Sea Otter was used for air sea rescue operations during World War II.
31 January 2016, Great Britain's Supermarine Seafire fighter
The naval version of the Spitfire was the Supermarine Seafire.
31 January 2016, Great Britain's Supermarine Spitfire fighter
One of the more elegant looking fighter aircraft of World War II the Supermarine Spitfire was an excellent performer, except in range.
29 January 2016, Great Britain's Short Sunderland Flying Boat; "The Flying Porcupine"
I've always had an affinity with flying boats and the Sunderland is one of my favorites.
24 January 2016, Great Britain's Short Stirling bomber
The Short Stirling had performance issues from the start as its design had to fit within the hangars of the time.
23 January 2016, Great Britain's Phillips and Powis Miles Magister trainer
The Miles Magister was a primary trainer used by the Royal Air Force.
22 January 2016, Great Britain's Phillip and Powis Miles Master and Martinet trainer
Miles Master was one of the many trainers used by the Royal Air Force.
18 January 2016, Great Britain's Hawker Sea Hurricane
To help protect vital convoys it was decided to convert some Hurricanes into Hawker Sea Hurricane. Initially these had catapult equipment added so they could be launched from merchant ships.
17 January 2016, Great Britain's Hawker Hurricane
The real winner (at least main winner) of the Battle of Britain was the Hawker Hurricane. Their mission was to go after the bombers and leave the fighters to the Spitfires.
16 January 2016, Great Britain's Hawker Typhoon fighter, "Tiffy"
The Hawker Typhoon was deadly with its 8 rockets that it could fire into ground targets.
16 January 2016, Great Britain's Hawker Tempest fighter
The Hawker Tempest was much feared by German ground forces.
15 January 2016, Great Britain's Handley Page Halifax bomber
The Handley Page Halifax was one of the RAF's heavy bomber before the Lancaster.
15 January 2016, Great Britain's Gloster Meteor fighter
The Gloster Meteor was the first operational Allied jet of World War II.
15 January 2016, Great Britain's General Aircraft Hamilcar glider
The General Aircraft Hamilcar glider was the workhorse of the paratroops.