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.
16 October 2016, Great Britain's De Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
The most versatile aircraft of World War II, the de Havilland Mosquito could knock a German bomber out of the night sky or precision bomb a Gestapo prison.
15 October 2016, Great Britain's Boulton Paul Defiant fighter
The Boulton Paul Defiant was one of the worst, if not the worst, fighter of World War II.
14 October 2016, Great Britain's Bristol Beaufighter fighter
Known as the Wispering Death the Bristol Beaufighter was an excellent aircraft that performed many rolls very well.
7 October 2016, Great Britain's Bristol Blenheim Mk IF night fighter
Around 200 Blenheim Mk I bombers were converted into night fighters and were used in the early years of World War II in Europe.
7 October 2016, Soviet Union's Sukhoi Su-2 close support; BB-1 (Blizhny Bombardirovshick, short ranged bomber)
The Sukhoi Su-2 was a very poorly performing aircraft but was used anyway until enough Il-2s were available.
6 October 2016, Soviet Union's Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik close support; Bronirovanni Shturmovik (Bsh) "armored attacker"
The premier close support aircraft of World War II was the Ilyushin Il-2 and it was built in huge numbers.
6 October 2016, United States' Vultee Vengeance Dive Bomber
The Vultee Vengeance was primarily used by British forces in Burma and India.
2 October 2016, United States' Republic P-47 Thunderbolt fighter, Nicknames: Razorback, T-Bolt, Jug
The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt was the largest single engine fighter of World War II.
1 October 2016, United States' Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighter
One of my all time favorite aircraft, the P-38 Lightning was the top performing Allied fighter in the Pacific.
30 September 2016, United States' Douglas A-26 Invader light attack bomber
Though the Douglas A-26 Invader was designed to be a support aircraft for ground forces it was found it performed better as a medium bomber.
23 September 2016, United States' Douglas A-20 Havoc light attack bomber
The A-20 Havoc (British called it Boston) was used by most of the Allied powers in all theaters.
23 September 2016, United States' Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter
The P-40 was the main fighter used in the early stages of World War II. Though not the best, with a trained pilot it could hold it's own against enemy fighters.
18 September 2016, Great Britain's Fairey Battle bomber
One of the poorest British bombers, the Fairey Battle was completely inadequate in defending itself against German fighter aircraft. After heavy losses in France they were withdrawn to be trainers.
18 September 2016, Great Britain's Bristol Beaufighter fighter
The Beaufighter was named Whispering Death by the Japanese and was one of the better all around aircraft.