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Aircraft Production

Germany

  Bombers Fighters Gliders Jet
1939 737 605    
1940 2,852 2,746 378  
1941 3,373 3,744 1,461  
1942 4,337 5,515 745  
1943 4,649 10,898 442  
1944 2,287 25,285, 26,326 111 1,041
1945   4,935, 5,883 8 947
Total 18,235 53,728 3,145 1,988

 

  Comm Ground Attack Seaplanes
1939 46 134 100
1940 170 603 269
1941 431 507 183
1942 607 1,249 238
1943 874 3,266 259
1944 410 5,496 141
1945 11 1,104  
Total 2,549 12,359 6,299

 

  Recon Training Transport
1939 163 588 145
1940 971 1,870 388
1941 1,079 1,121 502
1942 1,067 1,078 573
1943 1,117 2,274 1,028
1944 1,686 3,693 443
1945   318  
Total 6,299 10,942 3,079

 

  Total
1939 2,518, 8,295, 8,300
1940 10,247, 10,800, 10,826
1941 11,776, 11,800, 12,401
1942 15,409, 15,556, 15,600
1943 24,807, 25,500, 25,527
1944 39,800, 39,807, 40,593
1945 7,539, 7,544, 8,000
Total 113,514

 

Great Britain

  Fighers Total
1938   4,000
1939 1,324 7,000, 7,940
1940 4,283 15,000, 15,049
1941 7,064 20,094, 20,100
1942 9,849 23,671, 23,672
1943 10,727 26,263
1944 10,730 26,461, 29,220
1945 5,445 12,070
Total 49,422  

Italy

  Fighers Total
1939   1,692
1940 1,155 2,142, 3,257
1941 1,339 3,503
1942 1,488 2,818
1943 528 967, 1,930

Japan

  Fighters Bombers Total
1930     445
1931     368
1932     691
1933     766
1934     688
1935     952
1936     1,181
1937     1,511
1938     3,201
1939     4,467
1940     4,768
1941 1,080 1,461 5,088
1942 2,935 2,433 8,861
1943 7,147 4,189 16,693
1944 13,811 5,100 28,180
1945 5,474 1,934 8,263, 11,066
Total   10,017 84,158

Soviet Union

  Fighters Total
1939   10,382
1940 4,574 10,565
1941 7,086 15,735, 17,735
1942 9,924 8,000, 25,400, 25,436
1943 14,590 18,000, 34,845, 35,000
1944 17,913 30,000, 40,246, 40,300
1945 ~9,000 20,052, 20,900, 25,000
Total ~63,087 125,000

United States

  Fighers Bombers Total
1939     5,856
1940 1,162   6,028, 12,804
1941 4,416   19,445, 26,277
1942 10,769 12,627 47,836
1943 23,988 29,355 85,898
1944 38,873 35,003 96,318
1945 20,742, 21,696 16,492 47,714, 49,761
Total 99,742, 99,950 97,592 297,211

Sources:

  1. Allied Fighters 1939-1945, Chris Chant, 2008
  2. Aircraft of WWII, Stewart Wilson, 1998
  3. World War II Airplanes Volume 1, Enzo Angelucci, Paolo Matricardi, 1976
  4. World War II Airplanes Volume 2, Enzo Angelucci, Paolo Matricardi, 1977
  5. Complete Book of World War II Combat Aircraft, Enzo Angelucci, Paolo Matricardi, Pierluigi Pinto, 1988
  6. The Luftwaffe War Diaries, Cajus Bekker, 1964
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