P-35 Seversky

3D model Seversky P-35

US fighter in the Philippines in 1941 and Swedish plane Seversky P-35 Type: US fighter plane. History: This aircraft was the inspiration for the 1938 Italian Reggiane Re2000, which was designed by Roberto Longhi. Like the Italian aircraft, however, the… learn more

Polikarpov I-15 and I-153

3D model Polikarpov I-15 Chato

Russian fighter and fighter-bomber Chaika (Chato in Spain) Polikarpov I-15, I-15bis, I-153 Chaika (Chato in Spain) Type: Russian fighter and fighter-bomber biplane. History: One might jump to the conclusion that these Polikarpov I-15 biplanes were superseded by the I-16 Rata… learn more

F4U Corsair

3D model F4U-1 Corsair

US Navy carrier-based fighter-bomber Vought F4U Corsair Type: US Navy carrier-based fighter-bomber. History: F4U Corsair production continued for more than ten years, and the type remained in service until 1965. Total production was 12,571 aircraft. The Vought F4U Corsair was… learn more

de Havilland Mosquito

3d model Mosquito bomber

British high-speed bomber de Havilland Mosquito History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. De Havilland Mosquito, DH 98 Type: British high-speed bomber and photo-reconnaissance aircraft. History: The British De Havilland Mosquito was planned by the de Havilland Aircraft Co… learn more

He 162 Salamander

3D model He 162

Jet fighter and interceptor from Heinkel Heinkel He 162 Salamander (Volksjäger). Type: German Luftwaffe jet fighter and interceptor. History: One of the most rapidly conceived warplanes ever produced, the He 162 home defence fighter existed as a wooden mockup within… learn more

Me 110

3D model Me 110 F

Messerschmitt Bf 110 Zerstörer of the German Luftwaffe Messerschmitt Bf 110 Type: Heavy fighter plane, Zerstörer (destroyer), fighter-bomber, night fighter History: As in five other countries at about the same time, the Reichsluftfahrtministerium decided in 1934 to issue a requirement… learn more

Spitfire Mk IX

3d model Spitfire IX

British Supermarine fighter plane Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX Type: British fighter plane. History: The year 1942 saw the tide of battle begin to turn in favour of the Allies, and a contributing factor was the increased adaptability of the Spitfire.… learn more

B-24 Liberator

3D model B-24J

US long-range bombers of WW2 Consolidated Vultee Model 32 B-24 Liberator Type: Heavy long-range strategic bombers. History: With production totalling 18,482 units, the B-24 Liberator was the most numerous U.S. combat type of WW2. The B-24 served in the thick… learn more

Me 109 B, C, D

3d model Messerschmitt Bf 109 B

Messerschmitt B-D fighter plane from Legion Condor in the Spanish Civil War Messerschmitt Me 109 B, C and D Type: German fighter plane from Legion Condor in the Spanish Civil War. History For Twenty five years the Me 109 was… learn more

P-40 Curtiss Hawk

3d model Curtiss P-40 C Flying Tigers

US fighter, ground attack and fighter-bomber plane Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, Kittyhawk, Tomahawk Type: US fighter plane, ground attack and fighter-bomber plane. History: It was between December 1941 and July 1942 that the Flying Tigers, a unit of American volunteers operating… learn more

He 111

3d model of Heinkel He 111.

German Heinkel medium bomber Heinkel He 111 Type: medium bomber (later also torpedo bomber, glider tug and missile launcher). History A natural twin-engined outgrowth of the He 70, the first He 111 was a graceful machine with elliptical wings and… learn more

B-29 Superfortress

3D model of B-29 Superfortress

US long-range and high-altitude heavy bomber from Boeing Boeing Model 345 B-29 Superfortress Type: High-altitude heavy long-range and atomic bomber. History: Development and mass production of the B-29, the Boeing Model 345 which was named Superfortress, was one of the… learn more

Mitsubishi A6M5 Reisen

3d model A6M5

Japanese navy fighter, fighter-bomber and Kamikaze plane Mitsubishi A6M5 Reisen Type: Japanese carrier-based fighter and fighter-bomber. History: Though the A6M3 was an ideal fighter with the original high manoeuvrability of the A6M1 and higher speed performance than the Mitsubishi A6M2… learn more

P-51 Mustang

US long-range escort fighter plane North American P-51 Mustang Type: Long-range escort fighter. History Many claims have been made for the P-51 Mustang: that it was the best combat aircraft of the WW2, that it marked the transition from the… learn more

P-47D Thunderbolt

3d model P-47 Thunderbolt

Late models of the long-range escort fighter and fighter-bomber (beginning with P-47D-25) Republic P-47 Thunderbolt (late models from D-25) Type: US fighter-bomber and long-range escort fighter. History Production of the P-47 Thunderbolt really hit its stride with the P-47D, the… learn more

Handley Page Halifax

3d model Handley Page Halifax Mk B III

RAF and Coastal Command heavy bomber Handley Page Halifax. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Handley Page Halifax Type: RAF and Coastal Command heavy bomber, patrol bomber, anti-submarine, cargo transport, paratroop carrier, glider tug. History Though the Handley… learn more

Me 262

3d model Me 262 A1a

German Messerschmitt jet fighter-bomber A2a and interceptor A1a Messerschmitt Me 262 Type: German jet fighter, interceptor, fighter-bomber and night-fighter. History: In the Messerschmitt Me 262 the German aircraft industry created a potentially war-winning aircraft which could have restored to the… learn more

Hawker Tempest

3d model Hawker Tempest Mk V

British fighter-bomber Hawker Tempest Mk V Type: British fighter-bomber. History: The Hawker Typhoon was noted for its thick wing – occasional erratic flight behaviour at high speeds was traced to compressibility (local airflow exceeding the speed of sound), which had… learn more

Me 109 E

3d model Messerschmitt Bf 109 E

German Messerschmitt ‘Emil’ fighter from the Blitzkrieg and Battle of Britain Messerschmitt Me 109 E and T Type: German fighter plane or fighter-bomber from the Blitzkrieg and the Battle of Britain (Bf 109 T carrier plane). History: At the outbreak… learn more

Fairey Swordfish

3D model Fairey Swordfish

Fairey Swordfish torpedo carrier of the Royal Navy. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Fairey Swordfish Type: Torpedo carrier of the Royal Navy. History: One of the great combat aircraft of history, the well-loved Fairey Swordfish looked archaic… learn more